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Gender Violence In Poverty Contexts

Author : Jenny Parkes
ISBN : 9781134665440
Genre : Education
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This book is concerned with understanding the complex ways in which gender violence and poverty impact on young people’s lives, and the potential for education to challenge violence. Although there has been a recent expansion of research on gender violence and schooling, the field of research that brings together thinking on gender violence, poverty and education is in its infancy. This book sets out to establish this new field by offering innovative research insights into the nature of violence affecting children and young people; the sources of violence, including the relationship with poverty and inequality; the effects of violence on young subjectivities; and the educational challenge of how to counter violence. Authors address three interrelated aims in their chapters: to identify theoretical and methodological framings for understanding the relationship between gender, violence, poverty and education to demonstrate how young people living in varying contexts of poverty in the Global South learn about, engage in, respond to and resist gender violence to investigate how institutions, including schools, families, communities, governments, international and non-governmental organisations and the media constrain or expand possibilities to challenge gender violence in the Global South. Describing a range of innovative research projects, the chapters display what scholarly work can offer to help meet the educational challenge, and to find ways to help young people and those around them to understand, resist and rupture the many faces of violence. Gender Violence in Poverty Contexts will appeal to an international audience of postgraduate students, academics and researchers in the fields of international and comparative education, gender and women’s studies, teacher education, poverty, development and conflict studies, African and Asian studies and related disciplines. It will also be of interest to professionals in NGOs and other organisations, and policy makers, keen to develop research-informed practice. Winner of the 2016 Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award.

Handbook Of Global Education Policy

Author : Karen Mundy
ISBN : 9781118468050
Genre : Political Science
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This innovative new handbook offers a comprehensive overview of the ways in which domestic education policy is framed and influenced by global institutions and actors. Surveys current debates about the role of education in a global polity, highlights key transnational policy actors, accessibly introduces research methodologies, and outlines global agendas for education reform Includes contributions from an international cast of established and emerging scholars at the forefront of the field thoughtfully edited and organized by a team of world-renowned global education policy experts Each section features a thorough introduction designed to facilitate readers’ understanding of the subsequent material and highlight links to interdisciplinary global policy scholarship Written in an accessible and engaging style that will appeal to domestic and international policy practitioners, social scientists, and education scholars alike

Education And International Development

Author : Tristan McCowan
ISBN : 9781472514202
Genre : Education
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'Honorable Mention' 2016 PROSE Award - Education Practice Education is fundamental to every aspect of development and there is widespread support across the world for policies that affirm that all children, regardless of their circumstances, have a right to quality schooling. Yet despite concerted efforts from national governments, multilateral organisations and NGOs over many decades we are still far from achieving education for all. In addition, while education can enhance human development, it is also associated with persistent inequalities. Education and International Development provides a comprehensive introduction to the field, giving an overview of the history, influential theories, important concepts and areas of achievement, and presenting a critical reflection on emerging trends in policy, practice and research. With chapters that review key challenges and inspiring initiatives in countries around the globe - focusing on critical issues such as language, conflict and teachers - this book serves both as a companion to graduate studies in international education and a concise reference book for practitioners and educators in the field.

Poverty In Focus A Transition Year Supplement To Fair Shares

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ISBN : 9781871643442
Genre : Education, Secondary
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Transition To Post Primary Education With A Special Focus On Girls

Author : Miske Witt & Associates
ISBN : STANFORD:36105133195680
Genre : Education
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Confronting The Challenge

Author : Suzanne Mulligan
ISBN : 3039119389
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This book examines some of the ways in which HIV/AIDS is affecting South African society. Catholic theological responses have focused extensively on the implications of HIV/AIDS for the area of sexual ethics. Although there are important questions to be answered here, many more fundamental issues have been overlooked as a result. This book responds to the need within Catholic theology for a greater examination of the injustices associated with the AIDS pandemic. The author argues that the human rights challenges associated with poverty, gender discrimination, sexual violence and access to essential AIDS-related health care are a crucial feature of the crisis. The author turns to the social teaching of the Catholic Church for a fuller framework of analysis in this regard and provides a critical examination of that teaching's core concepts and principles. The work of leading international economists Amartya Sen and Muhammad Yunus is explored as a means of relating the principles of Catholic social teaching to the concrete social and economic realities that exacerbate this global pandemic.

Asian Women For A Culture Of Peace

Author : United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
ISBN : 9211200539
Genre : Women and peace
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The regional conference was held in Hanoi in December 2000, organised by the Vietnamese government in co-operation with UNESCO and the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). The main themes of the conference included: a gender perspective on peace-building and political decision-making; and identifying strategies to promote greater economic opportunities for women. This publication contains the report of the conference, the Hanoi Declaration and the Asian Women's Plan of Action for a Culture of Peace and Sustainable Development developed and adopted by the participants to the conference.

Girls And Women S Education In Kenya

Author : Fatuma N. Chege
ISBN : UCBK:C099309226
Genre : Education and state
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The Role Of African Universities In The Attainment Of The Millennium Development Goals

Author : Kenyatta University
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123526043
Genre : Education, Higher
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Better Policies For Development Recommendations For Policy Coherence

Author : OECD
ISBN : 9789264115958
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This report examines the ways in which wider policies can be use to support our common development objectives. It focuses on areas requiring collective action by the entire international community, and complements the OECD’s continuing work on aid effectiveness.

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