Gender in Primary and Secondary Education: A Handbook for Policy-Makers and Other Stakeholders

Gender in Primary and Secondary Education: A Handbook for Policy-Makers and Other Stakeholders

by Ramya Subrahmanian

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780850928648
Publisher: Commonwealth Secretariat
Publication date: 02/28/2008
Series: New Gender Mainstreaming in Development Series
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Ramya Subrahmanian is a former Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex and is currently Social Policy Specialist at UNICEF India.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Abbreviations; Executive Summary; 1) Gender, Education and Development; 2) Reframing the Education Policy Discourse: Rights, Capabilities and Empowerment; 3) The Gendered Construction of the Demand for Girls’ Education; 4) Supply-Side Constraints to Female Schooling; 5) Policies and Programmes for Promoting Gender-Equitable Schooling; 6) Institutional Transformation and Gender Mainstreaming in Education; References; Index.

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