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ERIC Number: EJ677750
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-1864
Gender in School-to-School Transitions: How Students Choose Career Programs in Technical Colleges in Kenya.
Kithyo, Isaac Mattemu; Petrina, Stephen
Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, v39 n2 p21-43 Win 2002
A study of 39 technical college students in Kenya found the majority enrolled in gender-traditional programs. Although school facilities, guidance, and labor market orientation played a part, gender was the most persuasive factor in career choice. Parental pressure and stereotypical guidance reinforced gender norms, but some students were able to resist. (Contains 44 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Kenya