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Womens Education and Development

Jandhyala B G Tilak

Published by Gyan, New Delhi, 2007
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Contents Foreword. Preface. List of contributors. Introduction. 1. Women's education and development East Asian lessons for South Asia/G. Balatchandirane. 2. Women's education in India trends interlinkages and policy issues/Dipa Mukherjee. 3. Literacy and education among women in Gujarat/K.R. Shah. 4. Caste gender and education Dalit girls access to schooling in Maharashtra/Padma Velaskar. 5. Contextualizing gendered discourses training skills and Urban labour market/Saraswati Raju. 6. Vocational training for women in informal employment/Ratna M. Sudarshan. 7. Neglected Terrain in the quest for equality women in elite engineering and technology education/S. Srinivasa Rao. 8. Gender equity research and institutional change in globalized higher education the case of India/Karuna Chanana. 9. Women's education dowry bargaining and gains to marriage/T. Lakshmanasamy. 10. From womanhood to personhood the role of education/Asha Gupta. Index. Women's Education and Development analyses the contribution of women's education in India to various dimensions of development. The contributions of the scholars drawn from various disciplines such as economics sociology political science and education compliment each other in their analyses and thus in all the volume presents a rich and insightful analyses of women's educational issues from sociological economic and political angles and their relation to different facets of development in the labour market inside the home and in the larger society. It includes discussion on a few theoretical issues empirical problems and comparative analyses comparisons between various states in India and comparisons between India and a few selected countries in the East Asian region. The book also covers aspects relating to literacy school education higher education and even professional technical education. The book should be of considerable interest to all those who are interested in research and policy related issues on women's education. 310 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 64681

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Title: Womens Education and Development

Publisher: Gyan, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

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