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ERIC Number: EJ1068515
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1559-5692
Identifying Structural Changes from Within: Emancipatory Narratives Exploring Community Constraints to Women's Education and Empowerment in Rural India
Baily, Supriya
Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, v9 n3 p175-188 2015
Using a critical theory framework, the article explores emancipatory narratives obtained through a case study of women in rural India. In-depth interviews, focus group conversations, observations, and document analysis highlight the complexity of the subsequent set of challenges facing women as it relates to both the education and empowerment for women. Initial research questions addressed different dimensions of women's empowerment, but, through grounded theory, findings emerged that highlighted the constraints embedded in continuing education programs for women in these contexts. Providing evidence from the lived experiences of women who have been the recipients of an economic delivery program and nonformal education programs, themes highlight the role of politics, corruption, and poverty as larger systemic issues hindering women's access to education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India
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