Production of citizens through formal schooling: Youth aspirations and strategies in rural Nepal


Start date: 31 December, 2006 End date: 16 April, 2011 Project type: Smaller projects: PhD Project code: 916-DIIS Countries: Nepal Thematic areas: State building, governance and civil society, Lead institution: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark Policy Brief: Read Project coordinator: Birgitte Lind Petersen Total grant: 2,212,330 DKK

Project summary

The project will study young people’s aspirations and how these affect the generation of active citizens through formal schooling. Through field studies in far western Nepal I will examine formal schooling from the perspective of rural youth and analyse the influence upon their future strategies.

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