Education and work: children’s lives in rural sub-Saharan Africa

Dunne, Máiréad, Humphreys, Sara and Szyp, Carolina (2021) Education and work: children’s lives in rural sub-Saharan Africa. Working Paper. Institute of Development Studies, Brighton.

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Abstract

This paper proposes a dynamic conceptual framework – the edu-workscape – for understanding how rural children in sub-Saharan Africa navigate three key gendered social arenas: the household, school and workplaces.

Focusing on school, in particular, the paper highlights the violence, harm and labour that occur there, and argues that learning, work and harm co-exist across all three institutional domains, and in context, and should therefore be considered holistically.

Item Type: Reports and working papers (Working Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 9781781187555
Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Education
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Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2021 06:54
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2021 06:54
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/99554

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