Presents the current scenario of higher education in relation to gender differences in Mexico. Provides some demographic and social data to serve as context. Gives comparison against the higher education of other Latin American countries and the rest of the world as well as showing the professional situation of female graduates. Highlights the disadvantages for women, even at higher education level in a social order of male predominance. Considers the prospects for change.
Cuétara, C. (2001), "Gender, higher education, and social development in Mexico", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 21 No. 1/2, pp. 143-159. https://doi.org/10.1108/01443330110789655Download as .RIS
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