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

Author: Devaki Jain; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Bloomington Indiana University Press 2005.
Series: United Nations intellectual history project
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-Ausg.View 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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Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Devaki Jain; ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 0253218195 9780253218193 0253346975 9780253346971
OCLC Number: 704563612
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg.: Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary 2009 Online-Ressource.
Description: xxiv, 230 p. 24 cm.
Contents: Contents List of Boxes and Tables Series Editors' Foreword Louis Emmerij, Richard Jolly, and Thomas G. Weiss Foreword Amartya Sen Acknowledgments List of Abbreviations Introduction: Women, Development, and Equality: History as Inconclusive Dialogue 1. Setting the Stage for Equality, 19451965 2. Inscribing Development into Rights, 19661975 3. Questioning Development Paradigms, 19761985 4. Development as if Women Mattered, 19861995 5. Lessons from the UN's Sixth Decade, 19962005 Notes Bibliography Index About the Author About the United Nations Intellectual History Project
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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