Case Study II: Men’s Literacy Class Survey

  • Anne Laaredj-Campbell
Part of the Edition Centaurus - Sozioökonomische Prozesse in Asien, Afrika und Lateinamerika book series (SPAA)


In the previous chapter, the potential for women’s empowerment in regard to literacy was shown to be very much influenced, as well as limited, by the support and attitudes of the families of the respective participants. Indeed, the restraining nature of patriarchal norms over women in Muslim-Arabic societies (fathers over daughters, husbands over wives, brothers over sisters and mothers-in-law over daughters-in-laws, etc.) has been well established in the research.


Gender Equity Literacy Class Female Literacy Female Family Member Learn Interest 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne Laaredj-Campbell
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  1. 1.BonnGermany

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