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Women, development, and the UN : a sixty-year quest for equality and justice

Author: Devaki Jain
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2005.
Series: United Nations intellectual history project (Series)
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"Devaki Jain opens the doors of the United Nations and shows how it has changed the female half of the world -- and vice versa. Women, Development, and the UN is a book that every global citizen, government leader, journalist, academic, and self-respecting woman should read."--Gloria Steinem"Devaki Jain's book nurtures your optimism in this terrible war-torn decade by describing how women succeeded in empowering  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jain, Devaki, 1933-
Women, development, and the UN.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005003698
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Devaki Jain
ISBN: 0253346975 9780253346971 0253218195 9780253218193 0253111846 9780253111845
OCLC Number: 133167909
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 230 pages).
Contents: Introduction: Women, development, and equality: history as inconclusive dialogue --
Setting the stage for equality, 1945-1965 --
Inscribing development into rights, 1966-1975 --
Questioning development paradigms, 1976-1985 --
Development as if women mattered, 1986-1995 --
Lessons from the UN's sixth decade, 1996-2005.
Series Title: United Nations intellectual history project (Series)
Responsibility: Devaki Jain ; foreword by Amartya Sen.
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Traces the ways in which women have enriched the work of the United Nations from the time of its founding in 1945. This book reviews the evolution of the UN's programs aimed at benefiting the women  Read more...

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