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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Leo-Rhynie, Elsa A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Office of the Board for Undergraduate Studies
Article Title
Gender and education in the Caribbean:Inclusion,exclusion and impact
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Journal Title
Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2002
Volume ID
27
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
80-99
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Abstract
This paper reviews research carried out in Jamaica and the Commonwealth Caribbean on gender and education and uses the findings to examine the issue of inclusion and exlusion as it relates to the provision of access for, and the involvement of boys and girls in the education process. Four major themes are identified and these allow for an analysis of participation and performance rates of male and female students, the intersection of social class and gender in education and gender discrimination in employment. Implications for policy makers and educators are highlighted.AU....
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