Four generations of women's educational experience in a rural Chinese community

  title={Four generations of women's educational experience in a rural Chinese community},
  author={Haigen Huang and Peggy Placier},
  journal={Gender and Education},
  pages={599 - 617}
Our study sought to understand changes in gender inequality in education across four generations of rural Chinese women's educational experiences in a small community in southern China. The 24 interviews and numerous informal conversations with 12 women showed that gender-based favouritism for men and against women undergirded family expectations, support, and decisions about women's formal education, but this manifested in different ways over generations. It appeared as strict gender division… 

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