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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Devaki Jain
ISBN: 0253346975 9780253346971 0253218195 9780253218193
OCLC Number: 474605022
Description: xxiv, 230 s. ; 24 cm.
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.
Responsibility: Devaki Jain ; foreword by Amartya Sen.
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"This is the 7th of a 14-volume comprehensive history of the United Nations (UN). The book begins with the UN's founding in 1945, when only 4 of the 160 signatories were women, from the Dominican Read more...

 
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