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International Journal of Educational Development

Volume 26, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Women's rights to adult education as a means to citizenship

    Nelly P. Stromquist

    A fundamental reason for the advocacy of women's literacy is its contribution to the attainment of citizenship, that is the claiming and use of public space and power.Following a presentation of... More

    pp. 140-152

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  2. Community mobilisation, gender equality and resource mobilisation in adult education

    Komal Srivastava & Ila Patel

    Despite an overall improvement in the educational situation of girls and women in India, there are considerable gender inequalities in education. In the last decade, the Government of India... More

    pp. 153-165

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  3. Reflections on mainstreaming gender equality in adult basic education programmes

    Agneta Lind

    This article is about mainstreaming gender equality in adult basic learning and education (ABLE). Gender equality is defined as equal rights of both women and men to influence, participate in and... More

    pp. 166-176

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  4. Moving beyond “stupid”: Taking account of the impact of violence on women's learning

    Jenny Horsman

    This article draws on three Canadian research studies to question conventional understandings that access to adult literacy education is a simple matter of providing programs. In the face of women'... More

    pp. 177-188

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  5. Lifelong learning and the absence of gender

    Alan Rogers

    This paper identifies that (with very few exceptions) in most of current literature on lifelong learning, gender issues are ignored or overlooked. An extensive review of the literature demonstrates... More

    pp. 189-208

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  6. Adult education and indigenous people: Addressing gender in policy and practice

    Nitya Rao & Anna Robinson-Pant

    Adult education programmes developed for or by indigenous communities rarely seem to have addressed gender inequalities. Yet, compared to mainstream adult educational interventions promoting... More

    pp. 209-223

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