ERIC Number: ED436437
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
"We Have Been Taught by Life Itself." Empowering Women as Leaders: The Role of Development Education.
Taylor, Viviene; Conradie, Ina
This report describes a study undertaken in South Africa on women's leadership and the role of development education to empower women for leadership. The report is divided into the following six chapters: (1) "Women at the Crossroads"; (2) "Participatory Action Research: The Challenge of Women Researching with Women within a Development Approach"; (3) "The River of Our Lives: The Women, Their Lives, and Their Views"; (4) "Life Experiences, Development Education, and Women's Empowerment"; (5) "'The Bounds of Possibilities for Women': Women's Concerns, Needs, and Views"; and (6) "Enabling Women's Empowerment and Leadership: Lessons of Struggle." The report also contains a glossary of relevant terms, references, and the following seven appendixes: questions for discussion; summary of responses; stories; issues raised by Southern African Education and Policy Development (SADEP) course participants during the Gender and Development course; list of course participants: SADEP; list of course participants: Delta Women's Leadership Training Programme; and Delta course content. (BT)
Descriptors: Action Research, Developing Nations, Educational Policy, Empowerment, Females, Foreign Countries, Leadership Training, Social Science Research, Womens Education
HSRC Publishers, Private Mail Bag X41, Pretoria 1000, South Africa. Tel: 012-302 2004; Fax: 012-302-2891.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria (South Africa).
Authoring Institution: Western Cape Univ., Bellville (South Africa). Unit of Southern African Development Education and Policy Research.
Identifiers - Location: South Africa