Suturing Together Girls and Education: An Investigation Into the Social (Re)Production of Girls’ Education as a Hegemonic Ideology

@article{KhojaMoolji2015SuturingTG,
  title={Suturing Together Girls and Education: An Investigation Into the Social (Re)Production of Girls’ Education as a Hegemonic Ideology},
  author={Shenila S. Khoja-Moolji},
  journal={Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education},
  year={2015},
  volume={9},
  pages={107 - 87}
}
There seems to be a global consensus that girls’ education is a commonsensical solution to issues as wide-ranging as poverty, fertility, human trafficking, and terrorism in the global south. In this article, I inquire into how this common sense about girls’ education is produced and sustained. I examine how two radically specific happenings—the shooting of Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan in 2012, and the kidnapping of schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria in 2014—were transformed into events of… Expand
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