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Pioneers or pawns? : women health workers and the politics of development in Yemen

Author: Marina De Regt
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2007.
Series: Gender, culture, and politics in the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Using the Hodeida Urban Primary Health Care Project as a case study, Marina de Regt offers a fascinating analysis of how development policies of the state interconnect with agendas of global donor organizations and the employment of women in the face of social disapproval and barriers to advancement. She demonstrates women's positive impact on the complex workings of Yemeni health institutions." "Through interviews  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
De Regt, Marina.
Pioneers or pawns?
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)654841748
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marina De Regt
ISBN: 9780815631217 0815631219
OCLC Number: 129950876
Description: xvi, 383 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: From academic research to development work and back again --
Women, health-care work, and the politics of development --
Developing the nation --
A Dutch-Yemeni project --
Longing for education : women from the city --
The first phase of the project, 1985-1988 --
Looking for employment : women from the Squatter areas --
The project at its peak, 1988-1993 --
Dreaming of a better future : women from the new Squatter areas --
The last phase of the project, 1993-2002.
Series Title: Gender, culture, and politics in the Middle East.
Responsibility: Marina de Regt.
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