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ERIC Number: EJ960526
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Feb
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISSN: ISSN-0020-8566
Relationship between Household Literacy and Educational Engagement: Analysis of Data from Rajkot District, India
Chudgar, Amita; Miller, Karyn; Kothari, Brij
International Review of Education, v58 n1 p73-89 Feb 2012
Household engagement in a child's education is a complex process; depending on the culture and the context, it may be revealed through a variety of behaviours. Using data from one district in rural Gujarat, India, four indicators of a household's educational engagement were employed to investigate the relationship between household literacy levels and the household's engagement in the education of its child members. The findings on educational engagement were also compared across households with different wealth and income levels. Uniformly, indicators of household literacy levels were found to be more important in understanding a household's educational engagement than a household's wealth and income levels.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India