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Constructing New Identities? The role of gender and education in rural girls' life aspirations in Peru

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This paper focuses on rural and indigenous girls and their mothers in Peru, examining how they position schooling and education in their current life and future aspirations, in order to better understand girls’ increasing participation in education. It is argued here that the high educational aspirations girls and their families have are not only related to the desire to overcome poverty and marginalisation but also to oppressive gender relations. The widening of female roles available to ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/09540253.2012.740448

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Institution:
Instituto de Estudios Peruano
Research group:
Young Lives
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Department for International Development
Funding agency for:
Ames, P
Grant:
R8544
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Bernard van Leer Foundation
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
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Volume:
25
Issue:
3
Pages:
267-283
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1360-0516
ISSN:
0954-0253
Language:
English
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ora:9121
Deposit date:
2014-10-16

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