publication . Doctoral thesis . 2016

Envisioning an-Other Education Space: Opportunities and Challenges in Adult Education Programs for Women in Turkey

Donaghy, Ryan JoAnn;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Women’s education has been promoted as both a key objective of the global campaign for gender equality and as a sine qua non of long-term sustainable development. In the extant literature, non-formal education has been advanced as a tool for social change and women’s empowerment. Moreover, recent reports published by international development agencies and transnational organizations have highlighted the role of non-governmental organizations in the provision of adult education programs. However, neither the academic literature nor policy reports identify the extent to which the participation of women-led non-governmental organizations has been taking place. This...
Subjects
free text keywords: Education, Gender studies, Adult education, Comparative Education, Gender, Turkey
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