oa Mosenodi - The portrayal of women in social studies and history textbooks used in Botswana
|Article Title||The portrayal of women in social studies and history textbooks used in Botswana|
|Affiliations||1 University of Botswana|
|Publication Date||Jan 1998|
|Pages||53 - 61|
|Keyword(s)||Developing countries, Development, Education and Literature|
In spite of all efforts the Government of Botswana has made to establish gender balance in the education system, there are still many grey areas. In this study, the researcher examines social studies and history textbooks used in Botswana, applying content analysis based on a 14 - item instrument. It was found that the textbooks were gender biased in all areas investigated. Appropriate recommendation were made.
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