publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

Sexual Behavior and Scholastic Success: Moral Codes and Behavioral Outcomes in Malawi

Frye, Margaret Taylor;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Access to formal education has expanded across sub-Saharan Africa over the past 20 years, as a result of a global policy commitment to provide "Education for All." In Malawi, an ambitious 1994 policy eliminated primary school fees, causing primary school enrollment to increase by over 60 percent in a single year. Yet these new opportunities to attend primary school have not been paired with similar expansions at higher levels, and in 2010, less than one percent of Malawian youth who entered school could expect to complete secondary school. In this context of expansive ideological horizons and narrow objective opportunities, this dissertation examines education a...
Subjects
free text keywords: Sociology, Demography, Culture, Education, Sexual behavior, Sub-Saharan Africa
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