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Constructing New Identities? The role of gender and education in rural girls' life aspirations in Peru

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This paper focuses on rural and indigenous girls and their mothers in Peru, examining how they position schooling and education in their current life and future aspirations, in order to better understand girls’ increasing participation in education. It is argued here that the high educational aspirations girls and their families have are not only related to the desire to overcome poverty and marginalisation but also to oppressive gender relations. The widening of female roles available to ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/09540253.2012.740448

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Institution:
Instituto de Estudios Peruano
Research group:
Young Lives
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands More from this funder
Bernard van Leer Foundation More from this funder
Oak Foundation More from this funder
Department for International Development More from this funder
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Gender and Education Journal website
Volume:
25
Issue:
3
Pages:
267-283
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1360-0516
ISSN:
0954-0253
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-10-16

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