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Gender, equality and education from international and comparative perspectives

David Baker 1952 Jan. 5-; Alexander W. Wiseman 1968- 2009

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  • Title:
    Gender, equality and education from international and comparative perspectives
  • Author: David Baker 1952 Jan. 5-; Alexander W. Wiseman 1968-
  • Subjects: Educational equalization; Sex discrimination in education; Comparative education; Education -- International cooperation; Education and globalization; Electronic books
  • Description: Front cover; Gender, Equality and Education from International and Comparative Perspectives; Copyright page; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Chapter 1. Sex versus SES: A declining significance of gender for schooling in sub-Saharan Africa?; Chapter 2. The pedagogy of difference: Understanding Teachers' Beliefs and Practice of Gender Equity in Benin; Chapter 3. Learning from experience: Improving equality of access and outcomes for girls in Uganda's universal post-primary education and training initiative
    Chapter 4. Sugar daddies and the danger of sugar: Cross-generational relationships, HIV/AIDS, and secondary schooling in ZambiaChapter 5. Limits of and possibilities for equality: An analysis of discourse and practices of gendered relations, ethnic traditions, and poverty among non-majority ethnic girls in Vietnam; Chapter 6. What matters for Chinese girls' behavior and performance in school: An investigation of co-educational and single-sex schooling for girls in urban China; Chapter 7 . Gender gap and women's participation in higher education: Views from Japan, Mongolia, and India
    Chapter 8 . Re-gendered education and society in the newly independent states (NIS) of Central AsiaChapter 9. Issues of gender, equality, education, and national development in the United Arab Emirates; Chapter 10. Gender segregation in student career aspirations in Norwegian secondary schools; Chapter 11. Gender differences in political efficacy and attitudes toward women's rights as influenced by national and school contexts: Analysis from the IEA Civic Education Study
    Chapter 12. Shifting gender effects: Opportunity structures, institutionalized mass schooling, and cross-national achievement in mathematicsAuthor Index; Subject Index
    This volume of International Perspectives on Education and Society investigates the often controversial relationship between gender, equality and education from international and comparative perspectives. Much has been written recently about the global progress made toward gender parity in enrolment and curriculum in nations around the world. And there is much to tout in these areas. Although gender parity is not yet the global norm, the expectation of gender equality increasingly is. Some have gone so far as to say that the global expansion of modern mass schooling has created a world culture
  • Publisher: Bingley, UK : Emerald Group Pub.
  • Creation Date: 2009
  • Format: 1 online resource (456 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-280-77094-5;ISBN9786613681713;ISBN1-84855-095-2
  • OCLC Number: 609843513
  • Institution Zone MMS ID: 991000436784003378$$I01TRAILS_CDKC
  • Network Zone MMS ID: 9911590889803366
  • Source: 01TRAILS ALMA

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