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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 20, Number 1

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Gender inequalities in primary schooling: The roles of poverty and adverse cultural practice

    Christopher Colclough, Pauline Rose & Mercy Tembon

    This paper suggests a simple model for the relationships between poverty, schooling and gender inequality. It argues that poverty—at both national and household levels—is associated with an under... More

    pp. 5-27

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  2. Girls and basic education in Ghana: a cultural enquiry

    D Stephens

    This paper attempts to do three things: first to provide an argument for acknowledging and using the cultural dimension in educational development; second to put the case for a culturally more... More

    pp. 29-47

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  3. Knowledge and power: the design and implementation of gender policies in education in Malawi, Tanzania and Zimbabwe

    Nicola Swainson

    pp. 49-64

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  4. Girls, boys and school achievement: Critical comments on who achieves in schools and under what economic and social conditions achievement takes place—a Caribbean perspective

    Peter Kutnick

    This paper reports findings from a large-scale research project exploring female attainment and male underachievement in representative samples of students from the islands of Barbados and St... More

    pp. 65-84

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