Daughters of the Tharu
Gender, Ethnicity, Religion, and the Education of Nepali Girls
Published April 30th 2003 by Routledge – 232 pages
This book explores the complex structural institutions in society, individual attitudes towards, beliefs about and values of those institutions, and the process by which the relationship between the social structure and individual agency conditions and governs girls' educational participation in Nepal.
Mary Ann Maslak is assistant professor of education at St. John's University (School of Education and Human Services Division of Administrative and Instructional Leadership).