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education inequality

Deficit as a way of life?: Land, education and gender in a local village community in India

In this paper, I explore the implications of the international education and development discourse for a local village community living in contexts of precarity in...
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Students’ Perspectives on Broadening Participation of Female Students and Improving Gender-Equitable Education in an East African University Setting

Background Ethiopia is a patriarchal society with marked gender differences in many aspects of life, including education. Ethiopia ranks 173rd out of 189 countries on...
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Gender representation in Middle School Moral Education Textbooks in South Korea, 1973-2019

As the Dakar Framework for Action called for “eliminating gender disparities in primary and secondary education” in 2000, the publication of gender-equitable curricular and textbooks...
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Voices Unheard: Religious minority students navigate Pakistan’s higher education system

Religion-based violence and intolerance is often fueled by the education system of Pakistan, largely through the biased portrayals of religious minorities in textbooks (Afzal, 2017)....
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A future of infinite possibilities? Institutional differences in configuring aspirations and transitions

The post-study aspirations and/or transitions of international students have been examined in extant literature, with a focus on the perceived and/or experienced exchange value of...
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Providing baseline indicators for precarious populations: Evidence from the Haiti National Evaluation 2017

Climate change has become an inevitable consequence of modern human standards of living and consumption. While sea level rise endangers cities around the world, small...
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Mainstream schools as shadow education providers in the Czech Republic

Shadow education is a global phenomenon encompassing various forms and types of private supplementary tutoring (Bray, 1999). Scholarly literature so far mainly focused on fee-based...
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“Urban Slum Education”: A Case Study of Children’s Experience in Jakarta

Fast-paced expansion of urban poverty entailed the proliferation of slum population, estimated 881 million worldwide (UN-Habitat, 2016). The international community’s action-making on the Sustainable Development...
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Specialized Schools in Israel: A Critical Policy Analysis of the Past Three Decades

Although Israel aspires for equity, its students’ academic achievement distribution is characterized by large gaps compared with other OECD countries (OECD, 2018) Moreover, there is...
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Comparison of international and within-country perspective on academically resilient students as defined by OECD: An empirical study

Objectives: OECD (2010; 2013; 2016) has periodically reported international comparisons of the status and trends of academic resilience among students in the OECD countries using...
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