By Gail P. Kelly, Sheila S. Slaughter (auth.), Gail P. Kelly, Sheila Slaughter (eds.)

ISBN-10: 940105696X

ISBN-13: 9789401056960

ISBN-10: 9401138168

ISBN-13: 9789401138161

Show description

Read Online or Download Women’s Higher Education in Comparative Perspective PDF

Similar education books

Download e-book for kindle: The Outer Planets and their Moons: Comparative Studies of by T. Encrenaz (Editor), R. Kallenbach (Editor), T. Owen

Representatives of a number of medical groups, equivalent to planetary scientists, astronomers, house physicists, chemists and astrobiologists have met with the purpose to check the data on 4 significant subject matters: (1) the research of the formation and evolution methods of the outer planets and their satellites, starting with the formation of compounds and planetesimals within the sunlight nebula, and the next evolution of the interiors of the outer planets, (2) a comparative examine of the atmospheres of the outer planets and Titan, (3) the learn of the planetary magnetospheres and their interactions with the sunlight wind, and (4) the formation and houses of satellites and jewelry, together with their interiors, surfaces, and their interplay with the sunlight wind and the magnetospheres of the outer planets.

Extra info for Women’s Higher Education in Comparative Perspective

Example text

A 31 year old woman was motivated in obtaining higher education because she did not wish to work in a factory: By the time I was 24, I had experienced all kinds of hardship. I did not want the rest of my life to be tied to a little factory. All the women I interviewed were proud of the fact that they went to university by virtue of their individual determination and hard work. Urban residence. Women who received higher education in China tend to be from urban areas. This is to be expected. Most universities are located in cities and urban dwellers have greater educational opportunities at the primary and secondary levels.

Many Chinese cities in eastern China were besieged and universities were moved to the interior to the provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan. Data on higher education in the 1930s and 1940s are scattered. Provincial data suggest that women's enrollment increased. In 1934, of 567 students in higher education in Guangxi province, 86 (or 15 percent) were female (Guangxi, 1936: 3). In 1940 there were 4,839 students in higher education in Guangdong province, of whom 767 (or 16 percent) were female (Guangdong, 1943: 86).

Although the patterns of girls' enrollments relative to boys' in teknikums are similar in terms of total enrollment, their representation in the different types of teknikums varies. (Table 1) Teknikum enrollment figures for girls were determined by computing the percentage of total reported enrollments that were girls. Each enrollment figure was then compared to the Average Annual Number of Women Workers and Employees for each year and graphed as an index showing girls' enrollment in teknikums compared to labor force participation for the years 1960 to 1985.

Download PDF sample

Women’s Higher Education in Comparative Perspective by Gail P. Kelly, Sheila S. Slaughter (auth.), Gail P. Kelly, Sheila Slaughter (eds.)


by Steven
4.0

Rated 4.13 of 5 – based on 41 votes