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Engendering Education: Prospects For a Rights‐Based Approach To Female Education Deprivation In India

Ramya Subrahmanian

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines two challenges to promoting the right of education in India: economic and education policies, and the gender perspective used to justify a focus on women’s education. The ... More


The Pedagogy of Protection: Female Education in Madagascar, 1867–1901

Elizabeth E. Prevost

in The Communion of Women: Missions and Gender in Colonial Africa and the British Metropole

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570744
eISBN:
9780191722097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570744.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter investigates the campaign for female education in Anglican missions in Madagascar through the women's wing of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, and particularly through the ... More


Introduction

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter has several aims: historiographical, methodological, and thematic. Beginning with an emblematic case study of Elizabeth, countess of Shrewsbury, it challenges assumptions of ... More


Strengthening the Bonds of Fellowship: The Domestic and Public Lives of Quaker Women

A. Glenn Crothers

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 6 considers the impact of western movement on northern Virginia's Quaker women. Migration disrupted economic bonds forged by Quaker merchants and farmers and produced a growing gender ... More


Maternal Reformers and Education

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The maternal reformers were the most important leadership group among the women anti-suffragists. Their ideas underpinned what became known, after 1908, as the forward policy: a positive version of ... More


Arranged Marriage, Co-Residence and Female Schooling: A Model with Evidence from India

Indraneel Dasgupta, Pushkar Maitra, and Diganta Mukherjee

in Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073970
eISBN:
9780199081615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073970.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

In most parts of South Asia, patrilocal marriages and cultural norms indicate that the husband's family stands to retain a major part of any additional gain generated by an educated woman. This means ... More


Female Literacy and the Social Conventions of Letter-Writing

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines developments in the social conventions of letter-writing, outlining factors affecting modes of composition. It identifies reasons why women who were normally able to write ... More


Conclusion

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter draws together the strands of the book, arguing that letters are unrivalled as immediate records of Tudor women's lives and experiences, and represent by far the largest corpus of ... More


From New York to North Carolina

Kim Tolley

in Heading South To Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624334
eISBN:
9781469624358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624334.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 1 investigates the socioeconomic factors that drew Susan Nye to leave her parents' farm in rural New York and teach in the South. This chapter establishes her personal and ideological ... More


Teaching Gender in the Colony

Parna Sengupta

in Pedagogy for Religion: Missionary Education and the Fashioning of Hindus and Muslims in Bengal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268296
eISBN:
9780520950412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268296.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter diagnoses and suggests remedies to “improve” and “extend” female education in the colonies. The history of women teachers in colonial Bengal offers a significant contrast to the history ... More


. Disciplining the Modern Body and Mind

HYAEWEOL CHOI

in Gender and Mission Encounters in Korea: New Women, Old Ways

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098695
eISBN:
9780520943780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098695.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1918, a Christian Korean intellectual and educator, Yun Ch'i-ho, stated that “if the Christian missionaries had accomplished nothing else in Korea, the introduction of female education alone ... More


To Educate and Evangelize: Laywomen, Clergy, and Late Colonial Girls’ Schools

Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara

in Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603684
eISBN:
9781503604391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603684.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 examines the case studies of three new primary schools for non-elite girls in and around late-colonial Guatemala City, as locals called the recently relocated capital. These educational ... More


Women on the Rise: Education and the Popular Press

Chie Ikeya

in Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834616
eISBN:
9780824871741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834616.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the rise of educated women in Burma during the 1920s and the contemporaneous introduction of the first women's column “Yuwadi sekku” (Young ladies' eyes) in Dagon Magazine. It ... More


Future Fertility in High Fertility Countries

Regina Fuchs and Anne Goujon

in World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198703167
eISBN:
9780191772467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703167.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 4 presents and justifies a set of assumptions regarding the future of fertility in high-fertility countries based on an overview of fertility experiences in these countries, a review of ... More


“A Few Thoughts in Vindication of Female Eloquence”: The Case for the Education of Republican Women

A. Kristen Foster

in Children and Youth in a New Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757420
eISBN:
9780814759851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757420.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at how the founders and students at the Philadelphia Young Ladies' Academy engaged in a lively debate about the extent to which girls—who would soon be young women and ... More


Education and an ambivalent Enlightenment

Adrian O'Connor

in In Pursuit of Politics: Education and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120564
eISBN:
9781526132314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120564.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter highlights the central place of debates over education in Enlightenment thought, with particular attention to the interweaving of political and pedagogical concerns in the mid-eighteenth ... More


The Supply of Gender Stereotypes and Discriminatory Beliefs

Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo

in Human Capital in History: The American Record

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226163895
eISBN:
9780226163925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226163925.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

What determines beliefs about the ability and appropriate role of women? An overwhelming majority of men and women born early in the twentieth century thought women should not work; a majority now ... More


A Little Education, a Little Emancipation: The Colonial Politics of Female Education, 1850s–1950s

Karen M. Teoh

in Schooling Diaspora: Women, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190495619
eISBN:
9780190495640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495619.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

From the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries, British colonial policies toward Chinese female students in Malaya and Singapore were driven more by political than social considerations. An early ... More


Introduction: Women, Education, and Overseas Chinese Identity

Karen M. Teoh

in Schooling Diaspora: Women, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190495619
eISBN:
9780190495640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495619.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Disparate yet interlinked forces shaped the rise of girls’ schools serving ethnic Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore: Western imperialism in Southeast Asia; European and Chinese notions of race ... More


Rare Flowers, Modern Girls, Good Citizens: Chinese Girls’ Schools, 1900s–1950s

Karen M. Teoh

in Schooling Diaspora: Women, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190495619
eISBN:
9780190495640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495619.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chinese-language girls’ schools in British Malaya and Singapore grew out of the national modernization movement in late Qing and early Republican China, and therefore also contained the ... More


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