Constructing a New Vision: Undoing Gender through Secondary Education in Honduras

  title={Constructing a New Vision: Undoing Gender through Secondary Education in Honduras},
  author={Erin Murphy-Graham},
  journal={International Review of Education},
  • E. Murphy-Graham
  • Published 11 September 2009
  • Sociology
  • International Review of Education
This article presents results from a qualitative study on how the Honduran secondary education programme, Sistema de Aprendizaje Tutorial (SAT), attempts to “undo gender” (Deutsch 2007: 122) by encouraging students to rethink gender relations in their everyday lives in a way that reflects their increased consciousness of gender equality. My findings suggest that SAT increased women’s gender consciousness and this heightened their desire for change in the domestic sphere. In some instances… 
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