Gender Differences in Migration Opportunities: Implications for Educational Choices and Outcomes, Development Research Centre on Globalisation, Migration and Poverty,
DEV Key Contact: Nitya Rao
Project Dates: 2006
Funder: 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.
Rao, N (ed) Migration, Education and Socio-Economic Mobility. Routledge. Oxford. 2012
‘I want to be respected': Migration, mobility and the construction of alternate educational discourses in rural Bangladesh, 2012. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 43(4): 415-428
Confronting poverty and educational inequalities: Madrasas as a strategy for contesting dominant literacy in rural Bangladesh, 2011, International Journal of Educational Development, 31: 623-33.
Aspiring for distinction: Gendered educational choices in an Indian village, 2010. Compare, 40(2):167-83. (Guest editor of this Special issue of Compare on Migration, Education and Social Mobility).
Migration, education and socio-economic mobility: Editorial Introduction, 2010, Compare 40(2): 137-145.
Gender Differences in Migration Opportunities, Educational Choices and Wellbeing Outcomes, Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalization and Poverty Research Report, March 2009, www.migrationdrc.org/publications/research_reports.html
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