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Record identifier : 567143
Personal Name - Primary Intelectual Responsibility : Forero-Pena, Alcira
Title and statement of responsibility : To stand on their own: Women's higher education in contemporary Kerala, India [Thesis]
Publication, Distribution,Etc. : City University of New York, 2004
Language of the Item : eng
Dissertation of thesis details and type of degree : Ph.D.
Body granting the degree : , City University of New York
Summary or Abstract : This is a study of the significance for women of college education as it occurs in colleges administered by Christian nuns in Kerala, India. Particularly, it looks at the paradoxical effects of the dramatic social changes Kerala underwent during the twentieth century that guaranteed, among other things, formal education, including post-secondary, to a large proportion of women. On the other hand, it shows not only the persistence of blatant social inequalities fed by class, caste, and gender distinctions but also the increase in inequality due to the forces of globalization. On close examination, there is little correlation between the vast numbers of educated women and those who possess personal autonomy along with meaningful employment. The interplay between gender constructions and the absence of symbolic, cultural, and financial capital can be seen as major factor in the processes leading to social reproduction through educational practices and institutions. The prestigious women's colleges run by nuns tend to reinforce the "traditional" roles of women as mothers and wives through enforced disciplinary measures that discourage independence and dissent..
Topical Name Used as Subject : Cultural anthropology, Higher education, Womens studies
Information of biblio record : TL
 
 
 
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