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Family, community, and educational outcomes in South Asia

Chudgar, A and Shafiq, MN (2010) Family, community, and educational outcomes in South Asia. Prospects, 40 (4). 517 - 534. ISSN 0033-1538

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Abstract

In this article, we review research on the economics and sociology of education to assess the relationships between family and community variables and children's educational outcomes in South Asia. At the family level, we examine the variables of family socioeconomic status (SES), parental education, family structure, and religion and caste. At the community level, we assess the limited research on the relationships between economic, cultural, and social characteristics and children's educational outcomes. The literature presents several consistent relationships between the roles of family and community characteristics in determining educational outcomes and reveals several possibilities for further research. © 2010 UNESCO IBE.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Chudgar, A
Shafiq, MNmnshafiq@pitt.eduMNSHAFIQ
Date: 1 December 2010
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Prospects
Volume: 40
Number: 4
Page Range: 517 - 534
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1007/s11125-010-9169-z
Schools and Programs: Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences > Economics
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0033-1538
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2013 15:38
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2019 14:56
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/17534

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