Daughters of the Tharu: Gender, Ethnicity, Religion, and the Education of Nepali Girls

Daughters of the Tharu: Gender, Ethnicity, Religion, and the Education of Nepali Girls

by Mary Ann Maslak
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415934672

ISBN-13: 9780415934671

Pub. Date: 04/30/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book explores the complex structural institutions in society, individual attitudes towards, beliefs about and values of those institutions, and the process by which the relationship between the social structure and individual agency conditions and governs girls' educational participation in Nepal.

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This book explores the complex structural institutions in society, individual attitudes towards, beliefs about and values of those institutions, and the process by which the relationship between the social structure and individual agency conditions and governs girls' educational participation in Nepal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415934671
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/30/2003
Series:
Reference Books in International Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Series Prefaceix
Prefacexi
Introduction1
Chapter 1The Case of a Nepali Village: a Point of Entry to the Problem of Girls' Educational Participation25
Chapter 2A Critical Analysis of International Educational Policy for Girls' Education in South Asia68
Chapter 3Methodological Relationism and the Integrated Sociological Paradigm: Concepts That Contribute to Understanding Girls' Educational Participation in Nepal89
Chapter 4Feminist Thought and Its Application to Girls' Education in Nepal110
Chapter 5Ethnicity and Its Influence on the Educational Decision-Making Process131
Chapter 6Religion and Religious Ritual: Their Implications for Girls' Education148
Epilogue: Present Findings and Future Possibilities165
Bibliography177
Index207

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