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Imagining 'demand' for girls' schooling in rural Pakistan

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This study explores the normative frameworks through which selected parents, students, teachers, and education activists in three villages in rural Pakistan understand and articulate the value of girls' schooling. It argues that within the dominant analytical paradigms of human capital theory and neoliberalism, researchers and policymakers have tended to conceptualise 'demand' for schooling in terms that are narrowly focused upon measuring and boosting enrolment, and thus have failed to ca...

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Education
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2016-12-14

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