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Distant Alliances : Gender and Education in Latin America (Reprint) (Paperback)

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In this ground-breaking study, Regina Cortina and Nelly Stromquist examine how the alliances of international agencies, national governments, and nongovernmental organizations have strengthened public support for educating girls and women in Latin America. Bringing a timely and readable account of the strategies pursued, the authors show how the strength of the women's movement has influenced the education of women and girls, and thus has helped to reduce poverty and strengthen the citizenship of women in developing countries. The book's overview of recent initiatives, along with its illuminating case studies of developing nations, offers the reader a window into educational reform and the realities of social change in Latin America.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 336
Genre: Education
Series Title: Reference Books in International Education
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: September 30, 2017
TCIN: 51532539
UPC: 9781138990807
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-7745
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