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Hamilton, Marlene A
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The availability and suitability of educational opportunities for Jamaican female students: An historical overview
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Leo-Rhynie, Elsa A.; Bailey, Barbara; Barrow, Christine
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Gender: A Caribbean multi-disciplinary perspective
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Kingston, Jamaica
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Ian Randle
Date of Publication
1997
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133-143
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Abstract
Examines the educational provisions and their suitability for the Jamaican female during three periods. 1655-1833 when there was little by way of educational provision and such that did exist was intended for boys. 1834-1899 when a type of elementary education, centred on the 'three Rs' and religious education, gradually evolved for the newly free, while secondary education still catered for white children and continued to discriminate between the sexes as girls were rarely taught classics and science. 1900-1961 when many of these trends were perpetuated, since at all levels, including the post-secondary level, the emphasis continued to be on training girls for homemaking and professions involving care-giving and nurturing.....
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