ERIC Number: ED411426
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Negotiating and Creating Spaces of Power. Women's Educational Practices amidst Crisis. UIE Studies 7.
Medel-Anonuevo, Carolyn, Ed.
This publication puts together the written contributions of 20 women at an international seminar-workshop on "Promoting the Empowerment of Women through Adult Learning" who shared, reflected, and analyzed the different types of educational opportunities for women provided to women. The presentations are as follows: "Designing the Model: A Process of Empowerment through Adult Education" (Ngarau Tarawa); "Education for Women's Empowerment or Schooling for Women's Subordination?" (Sara Hlupekile Longwe); "Literacy Practices among Adult Women: An Attempt at Critical Conceptualization" (Nelly P. Stromquist); "Participation in Adult Education in Western Countries: The Women's Perspective" (Sofia Valdivielso); "Development, Adult Learning, and Women" (Renuka Mishra); "Workers' Education: Vocational and Technical Training for Women in Vietnam" (Tran Thi Hoa); "Singapore National Trades Union Congress" (Christine Yeh); "Women Workers' Education in Malaysia: A Critical Review" (Chan Lean Heng); "General Outline for the Frame of Gender Training in Political and Trade Union Fields" (Miriam Berlak); "Political Participation and Citizenship in Cambodia" (Nanda Pok); "Women and Political Participation: Challenges from the National Coalition of Nicaraguan Women" (Malena de Montis); "Changing Mrs. Khosa's Reality: The Challenge for Adult Education in South Africa" (Shirley Walters); "Empowering Grassroots Women for Social Transformation" (Grace Noval); "Challenges for Women Learning from the Standpoint of the Latin American Seminar on Nonformal Education with Women" (Miryan Zuniga E.); "Women's Movement in Latin America and the Caribbean: 'Exercising Global Citizenship'" (Celia Eccher); "The Key Issue of Safety for Empowering Women through Adult Education" (Gillian Marie); "Reflections on Education of Migrant Women" (Caridad Tharan); "'Ministry of Manpower? Man-Power? Mum, Does That Mean Men Are More Powerful than Women?': Sharing Experiences in Gender Training in Education" (Sheila Parvyn Wamahiu); "Women and Adult Learning, Challenges to the Women's Movement" (Varda Muhlbauer); and "Themes, Dreams, and Strategies: Some Reflections on the Chiangmai Seminar" (Joyce Stalker). A list of contributors is appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Citizen Participation, Citizenship, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Empowerment, Females, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Individual Power, Labor Education, Literacy Education, Migrants, Participative Decision Making, Personal Autonomy, Power Structure, Self Actualization, Self Determination, Social Change, Unions, Vocational Education, Womens Education
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education.