Education and employment: a view from the periphery

Maniar, Vikas (2017) Education and employment: a view from the periphery. Learning Curve (27). pp. 52-54.

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I recently spent some time in a village in Gujarat almost exclusively inhabited by an Adivasi community called the Rathva. In my discussions with the community, ‘dhandho’ (a Guajarati word that roughly translates as occupation) was cited as the key reason why they wanted their children to attend school. ‘Dhando’ is a word that can mean jobs (public or private) or self-employment in petty businesses.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Maniar, Vikas
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Unemployment
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Learning Curve
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