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Gender, Education and Women's Power: Indian state and civil society intersections in DPEP (District Primary Education Programme) and Mahila Samakhya

Unterhalter, Elaine and Dutt, S (2001) Gender, Education and Women's Power: Indian state and civil society intersections in DPEP (District Primary Education Programme) and Mahila Samakhya. Compare: A Journal of Comparative Education, 31 (1). pp. 57-73. ISSN 0305-7925

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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Provides a comparative perspective on how government and civil society organisations working on the expansion of primary education in India understood gender equity and women's empowerment. Draws on theoretical debates about gender and democratization. Utilises qualitative methods of enquiry. Published in a peer reviewed journal. This was one of the first works to link discussion about gender and political participation with examination of campaigns for the expansion of primary education. Cited in subsequent work on this theme by South Asian writers published by UNESCO and the ODI. Jointly authored with a colleague who collaborated on the original consultancy for DFID, out of which the article developed, 95% of the article was written by me.
Controlled Keywords: India, Gender, Poverty & social exclusion
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Education Foundations and Policy Studies
IOE Departments > Departments > Humanities and Social Sciences
Depositing User: IOE Repository Editor (2)
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2010 12:50
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2014 14:58
URI: http://eprints.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/1995

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