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ERIC Number: EJ624235
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0017-8055
"Improve the Women": Mass Schooling, Female Literacy, and Worldwide Social Change.
LeVine, Robert A.; LeVine, Sarah E.; Schnell, Beatrice
Harvard Educational Review, v71 n1 p1-50 Spr 2001
Proposes that schooling leads to social change by fostering individual changes that alter participation; suggests that girls acquire proficiency in language used by bureaucracies such as health care. Demonstrates with data from Nepal and Venezuela how women's literacy skills influence reproductive and health outcomes for themselves and their children. (Contains 100 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nepal; Venezuela