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Tohe, Laura – WICAZO SA Review, 2000
There was no need for feminism in the Navajo matrilineal culture. The author remembers growing up on the Navajo reservation, where her female relatives were valued, honored, and respected, and where women passed on to their daughters not only their strength, but also the expectation to assume responsibility for the family and therefore act as…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Females, Leadership
Masters, Billie Nave – 1993
In mainstream U.S. culture, the idea of gender as a philosophical or spiritual value independent of sex is notably absent, and the presence of the masculine and the feminine in all of us is overlooked. In contrast, the concept of balance and compensation between the fundamental gender-defined energies of the universe is deeply rooted in American…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Child Rearing, Females, Feminism
Stromquist, Nelly P. – 1987
A theory, anchored in a socialist feminist perspective, is presented about the state and the education of women. Propositions of the theory are compared with data from a study of 31 international development agencies about the behavior of the state regarding the education of women. The study focused on basic education, defined as the first 4 or 5…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Females
The NFE Exchange, 1978
Presenting an international perspective on non-formal education development efforts for women, this booklet contains (1) an article on women in development, (2) highlights of nonformal education projects for women, and (3) a bibliography of documents and journals on world-side issues related to women in development. The article is an overview of…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Essays
Jenkins, Janet – Educational Broadcasting International, 1979
In spite of many nonformal educational programs for women in the Third World, few seem to be working constructively towards improving women's position in life. This article asks why this is so and suggests some guidelines for progress. (Author/JEG)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Females, Feminism, Nonformal Education
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Torres, Rosa Maria – Convergence, 1994
Twelve literacy goals include new attitude toward illiteracy; clarification of the concept; articulated child-adult strategy; attention to women's needs; updating the field; attention to pedagogy; a literate environment; quality; better data; attention to preschool literacy; literacy in the context of basic education; and international cooperation…
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Definitions, Females
Cook, Katsi; And Others – Akwe:kon Journal, 1993
Seven Native American women (including Mohawk, Bolivian, Apache, Nicaraguan Miskito, and Hopi women) discuss women's responsibilities and roles within the family and community, spirituality, birth and puberty ceremonies, child rearing and traditional education of the young (particularly girls), the healing of men through women, union organizing in…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Child Rearing, Family (Sociological Unit)
Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1985
Conference recommendations dealing with the following areas of adult education are presented: objectives and policies; needs of special groups; formal and non-formal sectors; the use of educational technologies; teacher training; illiteracy; international cooperation; development and research; and information dissemination. (RM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Comparative Education
Farley, Ronnie, Ed. – 1993
This book portrays images and views of approximately 45 Native American women in their roles as mothers, grandmothers, tribal elders, teachers, preservers of traditional beliefs and practices, and leaders in the continuing struggle for survival. An introduction by Anna Lee Walter presents an overview of the modern Native American woman. In the…
Descriptors: Activism, Advocacy, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education
ASPBAE Courier Service, 1983
This issue contains materials, about and for women, which have been produced as part of the United Nations Decade for Women. Included are presentations made at the Asian-South Bureau of Adult Education Conferences and other congresses, conferences, and meetings held to discuss women in developing nations. The first three papers deal with the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Females
ASPBAE Courier Service, 1982
This journal contains a series of articles dealing with the theme of development in Asia and rural Indonesia. Included in the journal are the following articles: "Nonformal Education in Rural Areas of Developing Countries," by members of the Rural Project Team from the Centre for Continuing Education at Australian National University;…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Continuing Education, Developing Nations
ASPBAE Courier Service, 1982
This publication contains 10 articles on nonformal adult education in the Pacific Region. The first describes the Mobile Training Team in Micronesia and its strengths and weaknesses. The second article introduces the Micronesian Seminar and an examination of its methods of combating social problems through seminars and workshops. The next two…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Community Development, Community Education
ASPBAE Courier, 1985
This issue of the Courier has as its main topic nonformal education for vocational and professional competence. The first article, "Nonformal Education for Vocational and Professional Competence: A Report of a Conference" (John Doraisamy), is a summary of the discussions that arose from the papers presented at the Asian-South Pacific…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Developing Nations, Distance Education
Whaples, Gene C., Comp.; Rivera, William M., Comp. – 1982
These conference proceedings contain 55 papers and symposia presented at the conference whose focus was on nonformal adult education. Papers deal with adult/continuing education concerns such as participatory research, ABLE (Adult Basic Level Education) parenting, army basic skills educational development, learning contracts, volunteerism,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Brigham, Earl K., Ed. – The NFE Exchange, 1981
Devoted to the role of participation in nonformal education (NFE) activities in enhancing development, this issue consists of an article on participation in NFE activities, descriptions of participatory programs, an annotated bibliography on participation, and a review of various publications related to participation. The lead article, "Can…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Citizen Participation, Developing Nations, Disabilities
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