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Gender Differences in Migration Opportunities: Implications for educational Choices and Outcomes, Development Research Centre on Globalisation, Migration and Poverty

Project Status: Completed

Funded by:
University of Sussex


The main objective of this research was to explore how far migration opportunities provide an incentive to complete Secondary Schooling and gender differences associated with this.

DEV Key Contact:

Nitya Rao


Selected Output:
Rao, N. (ed.), 2012, ‘Migration, Education and Socio-Economic Mobility’, Routledge, Oxford.

Rao, N., Hossain, M.I., 2012, “I Want to Be Respected’: Migration, Mobility, and the Construction of Alternate Educational Discourses in Rural Bangladesh’, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 43(4): 415-428

Rao, N., Hossain, M.I., 2011, ‘Confronting Poverty sand Educational Inequalities: Madrasas as a Strategy for Contesting Dominant Literacy in Rural Bangladesh’, International Journal of Educational Development, 31(6): 623-633

Rao, N., 2010, ‘Aspiring for Distinction: gendered Educational Choices in an Indian Village’, Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 40(2): 167-183

Rao, N., 2010, ‘Migration, Education and Socio-Economic Mobility: Editorial Introduction’, Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 40(2): 137-145

Rao, N., 2009, ‘Gendered Differences in Migration opportunities, Educational Choices and Wellbeing Outcomes’, Globalisation and Poverty Research Report