ERIC Number: ED348286
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Women's Participation in Higher Education: China, Nepal, and the Philippines.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
These studies of the involvement of women in higher education in China, Nepal, and the Philippines provide a common framework for analysis. Each study is organized around five broad areas: socio-cultural factors, politico-economic factors, ideological factors, legal factors, and infrastructural factors. An analysis of the progress of women's participation in higher education presents, for each country, national statistics on the involvement of women in the higher educational system. An examination of socio-cultural factors affecting female participation in higher education attempts to identify and analyze factors that are inherent components of a social system and that influence women's participation in higher education. Significant policies, programs, and strategies for women's participation in higher education are outlined. An in-depth examination of empirical case studies that investigates the phenomenon of women's participation in higher education against the backdrop of the statistical profiles is discussed. Each study offers conclusions and recommendations. Tables of data appear throughout the studies. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Socioeconomic Influences, Womens Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, P.O. Box 967, Prakanong Post Office, Bangkok 10110, Thailand.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers: China; Nepal; Philippines