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Women teaching in South Asia / edited by Jackie Kirk.

Contributor(s): Kirk, Jackie, 1968-2008.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, 2008Description: xiii, 241 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9788178298696 (hbk.).Subject(s): Women teachers -- AsiaDDC classification: 371.100820954 Online resources: Table of contents only | WorldCat Details
Contents:
Table of contents Foreword - Rukhsana Zia I: LIVED EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN TEACHERS Introduction and Conceptual Underpinnings - Jackie Kirk 'Schools are Like Our Homes': Women in Teaching and School Leadership in Northern Pakistan - Dilshad Ashraf Impossible Fictions: The Lived Experience of Women Teachers - Jackie Kirk Policies and Realities for Women Teachers in Nepal - Min Bahadur Bista Women Teachers in Sri Lanka - Swarna Jayaweera Women Teachers in Community-based Schools in Afghanistan - Jackie Kirk and Rebecca Winthrop II: PROGRAMMES, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT FOR WOMEN TEACHERS Promoting Empowerment? Contrasting Perspectives on a Programme to Employ Women Teachers in Bangladesh, 1996-2005 - Janet Raynor and Elaine Unterhalter Promoting Women's Participation in a Teachers' Union: The Role of a Women's Committee - Sonal Shukla and Shilpa Naik Training Refugee Afghan Women Teachers in the Female Education Programme, Pakistan - Katayon Qahir III: GENDER EQUALITY PERSPECTIVES FOR POLICY DEVELOPMENT Gender Equality Perspectives for Policy Development - Jackie Kirk Index
Summary: Summary: Presents fresh perspectives to the policy and programming initiatives concerning women teachers in South Asia. This work discusses issues related to the lives and experiences of women teachers in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal and Bangladesh, providing a framework for the analysis of these issues.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Foreword - Rukhsana Zia I: LIVED EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN TEACHERS Introduction and Conceptual Underpinnings - Jackie Kirk 'Schools are Like Our Homes': Women in Teaching and School Leadership in Northern Pakistan - Dilshad Ashraf Impossible Fictions: The Lived Experience of Women Teachers - Jackie Kirk Policies and Realities for Women Teachers in Nepal - Min Bahadur Bista Women Teachers in Sri Lanka - Swarna Jayaweera Women Teachers in Community-based Schools in Afghanistan - Jackie Kirk and Rebecca Winthrop II: PROGRAMMES, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT FOR WOMEN TEACHERS Promoting Empowerment? Contrasting Perspectives on a Programme to Employ Women Teachers in Bangladesh, 1996-2005 - Janet Raynor and Elaine Unterhalter Promoting Women's Participation in a Teachers' Union: The Role of a Women's Committee - Sonal Shukla and Shilpa Naik Training Refugee Afghan Women Teachers in the Female Education Programme, Pakistan - Katayon Qahir III: GENDER EQUALITY PERSPECTIVES FOR POLICY DEVELOPMENT Gender Equality Perspectives for Policy Development - Jackie Kirk Index

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Presents fresh perspectives to the policy and programming initiatives concerning women teachers in South Asia. This work discusses issues related to the lives and experiences of women teachers in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal and Bangladesh, providing a framework for the analysis of these issues.

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