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Title Literacy and mothering : how women's schooling changes the lives of the world's children / Robert A. LeVine ... [and others].
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, [2012]
©2012

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Series Child development in cultural context series
Child development in cultural context.
Subject Mothers -- Education.
Mother and child.
Women -- Education.
Alt Name LeVine, Robert A. (Robert Alan), 1932-
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 199 pages).
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Summary Women's schooling is strongly related to child survival and other outcomes beneficial to children throughout the developing world, but the reasons behind these statistical connections have been unclear.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-189) and index.
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND: HISTORICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES; 1. The Rise and Spread of Western Schooling; 2. Women's Schooling and Social Change in the Developing World after 1950; 3. Redefining Literacy: A Theory of Bureaucratic Schooling; Part II. MATERNAL LITERACY IN LESS DEVELOPED COUNTRIES; 4. Contexts of Mothers' Lives; 5. Mothers' Retention of Literacy Skills; 6. Mothers as Pupils in Health Care Settings; 7. Mothers as Teachers at Home; Part III. CONCLUSIONS: PROCESSES OF GLOBAL CHANGE.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199718795 (electronic bk.)
0199718792 (electronic bk.)
0195309820 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9780195309829 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9781283427036
1283427036
9780195309829 (hardcover alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613427038
OCLC # 769344045
Additional Format Print version: Literacy and mothering New York : Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2012 9780195309829 (OCoLC)723142472