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Gender Education & Equality in a Global Context [NOOK Book]


This book focuses on gender equality by exploring the interrelations between gender, education and poverty. It demonstrates a range of methodological frameworks for analysing gender and education with a development context.

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Gender Education & Equality in a Global Context

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This book focuses on gender equality by exploring the interrelations between gender, education and poverty. It demonstrates a range of methodological frameworks for analysing gender and education with a development context.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203939598
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/11/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 230
  • File size: 555 KB

Meet the Author

Shailaja Fennell is a Lecturer in Development Studies and Madeleine Arnot is Professor of Sociology of Education at the University of Cambridge, UK.

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Table of Contents

1. (Re)visiting education and development agendas: contemporary gender research Part 1: (Re)Conceptualising Gender Equality 2. Global values and gender equality: needs, rights and capabilities 3. Contested gender frameworks: economic models and provider perspectives on education 4. Global gender goals and the construction of equality: conceptual dilemmas and policy practice 5. Social capital, civil society and education for all: a gendered lens Part 2: Researching Agency, Engagements and Empowerment 6. Researching Transitions: gender education, marketisation and Islam in Tajikistan 7. Researching Gender: explorations into sexuality and HIV/AIDS education in Africa 8. Schooling girls: an intergenerational study of women’s burdens in rural Bangladesh 9. Acts of citizenship: women’s civic engagements as community based educators in Mumbai 10. Gendered experiences of teaching in poor rural areas of Ghana Part 3: (Re)Defining Global Equality Agendas 11. Globalising the school curriculum: gender, EFA and global citizenship education 12. Nationhood and the education of the female citizen in India 13. Poverty reduction and gender parity in education: an alternative approach 14. Adult learning and the politics of change: feminist organizations and educational action in Latin America

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