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Gender myths and feminist fables : the struggle for interpretive power in gender and development

Author: Andrea Cornwall; Elizabeth Harrison; Ann Whitehead; Institute of Development Studies (Brighton, England)
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell, ©2008.
Series: Development and change (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection brings together leading feminist thinkers who examine the struggles for interpretive power which underlies international development.: Questions why the insights from years of feminist gender and development research are so often turned into 'gender myths' and 'feminist fables': women are more likely to care for the environment; are better at working together; are less corrupt; have a seemingly  Read more...
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Gender myths and feminist fables.
Malden, MA : Blackwell, ©2008
(DLC) 2007028747
(OCoLC)156816213
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Cornwall; Elizabeth Harrison; Ann Whitehead; Institute of Development Studies (Brighton, England)
ISBN: 9781444306682 1444306685
OCLC Number: 320959378
Notes: "First published as volume 38, number 1 of Development and Change."
Conference papers.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Gender myths and feminist fables : the struggle for interpretive power in gender and development / Andrea Cornwall, Elizabeth Harrison and Ann Whitehead --
A bigger piece of a very small pie : intrahousehold resource allocation and poverty reduction in Africa / Bridget O'Laughlin --
The construction of the myth of survival / Mercedes González de la Rocha --
Earth mother myths and other ecofeminist fables : how a strategic notion rose and fell / Melissa Leach --
Political cleaners : women as the new anti-corruption force? / Anne Marie Goetz --
Resolving risk? marriage and creative conjugality / Cecile Jackson --
Feminism, gender, and women's peace activism / Judy El-Bushra --
Myths to live by? female solidarity and female autonomy reconsidered / Andrea Cornwall.
Series Title: Development and change (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: edited by Andrea Cornwall, Elizabeth Harrison. and Ann Whitehead.

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This collection brings together leading feminist thinkers who examine the struggles for interpretive power which underlies international development.: Questions why the insights from years of feminist gender and development research are so often turned into 'gender myths' and 'feminist fables': women are more likely to care for the environment; are better at working together; are less corrupt; have a seemingly infinite capacity to survive; Explores how bowdlerized and impoverished representations of gender relations have simultaneously come to be embedded in development policy and practice; Tr.

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