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Indigenous Women and Adult Learning
Language: en
Pages: 166
Authors: Sheila Aikman, Anna Robinson-Pant
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-18 - Publisher: Routledge

In contemporary educational research, practice and policy, ‘indigenous women’ have emerged as an important focus in the global education arena and the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. This edited book investigates what is significant about indigenous women and their learning in terms of policy directions, research agendas and, not least, their
Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Taeko Takayanagi
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Informal Learning and Literacy among Maasai Women highlights the importance and role of informal education in the emancipation and development of Maasai village women in Kenya. At present, knowledge and research on the impact of informal learning and literacy on community development is limited, and there is a gap between
Transformative Learning and Adult Higher Education
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Judith Beth Cohen, Jo Ann Gammel, Amy Rutstein-Riley
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-23 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Presenting current trends in transformative learning and adult higher education, this volume paints a vivid picture of the Transformative Learning theory in action. The concepts that knit these articles together despite the variety of educational settings and populations are: relationships, community, and the body experience—often missing in higher education. This
Maternal Death and Pregnancy-Related Morbidity Among Indigenous Women of Mexico and Central America
Language: en
Pages: 790
Authors: David A. Schwartz
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-31 - Publisher: Springer

This ambitious sourcebook surveys both the traditional basis for and the present state of indigenous women’s reproductive health in Mexico and Central America. Noted practitioners, specialists, and researchers take an interdisciplinary approach to analyze the multiple barriers for access and care to indigenous women that had been complicated by longstanding
Strange Encounters
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Sara Ahmed
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-01 - Publisher: Routledge

Examining the relationship between strangers, embodiment and community, Strange Encounters challenges the assumptions that the stranger is simply anybody we do not recognize and instead proposes that he or she is socially constructued as somebody we already know. Using feminist and postcolonial theory this book examines the impact of multiculturalism