Culture in Nigeria: Gender Inequality and Economic Development among Female Bankers and Engineers in Nigeria using Storytelling
Spiff, Achenyo Feyisara (2007) Culture in Nigeria: Gender Inequality and Economic Development among Female Bankers and Engineers in Nigeria using Storytelling. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)] (Unpublished)
The following research centers on the use of story telling in the study of culture, gender inequality and its impact on economic development in Nigeria. The research reviews the issue of culture; gender inequality and economic development in Nigeria though story telling. A narrative approach (McAdams, 2001) with myself as a female and a Nigerian is self-reflective as one who has lived among my people and as an emerging scholar. Each story consists of a problematic situation related to the environmental conditions, characters concerning the situation (of which am one) and the plot configuring to beginning, middle and end phases (Heeok Heo, 2004). My objective in this research is that in composing theirs and my own stories of experience, people can transform individual experience and social interaction (Claudinin, and Connelly, 2000, Fusai et al, 2003) into learning experiences.
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