Beyond the education silo? Tackling adolescent secondary education in rural India

  title={Beyond the education silo? Tackling adolescent secondary education in rural India},
  author={Orla Kelly and Jacqueline Bhabha},
  journal={British Journal of Sociology of Education},
  pages={731 - 752}
  • Orla Kelly, J. Bhabha
  • Published 21 August 2014
  • Education
  • British Journal of Sociology of Education
In this paper we examine the factors contributing to gender inequality in secondary schooling in India by critically reviewing the government’s secondary education policy. Drawing on the findings of a study in rural Gujarat, we couple this analysis with an examination of the gendered dynamics that restrict girls’ ability to fully benefit from the education infrastructure and initiatives that do exist, using Connell’s Gender and Power framework. We propose that an extension of the government's… 

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