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The women, gender and development reader

Author: Nalini Visvanathan
Publisher: London : Zed Books Ltd., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Ideal for those studying or with a keen interest in women in the development process.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nalini Visvanathan
ISBN: 9781848135864 1848135866
OCLC Number: 749781983
Description: 1 online resource (400 pages)
Contents: Part IIntroduction - Nalini VisvanathanThe History of International Development: Concepts and Contexts - Shirin M. RaiFinancial Crises and the Impact on Women: A Historical Note - Jayati GhoshGender and Development: Theoretical Perspectives - Shirin M. RaiWomen's Role in Economic Development - Ester BoserupThe Invisible Heart-Care and the Global Economy - Nancy FolbreFeminist Political Ecology Gender and Environment Series Editorial Committee (GESEC)Women and Microcredit: A Critical Introduction - Nalini Visvanathan and Karla YoderNegotiating Multiple Patriarchies: Women and Microfinance in South India - Kalpana KarunakaranGender as a Social Determinant of Health: Evidence, Policies, and Innovations - Gita Sen and Piroska OstlinPeace-Building And Reconstruction With Women: Refelctions On Afghanistan, Iraq, And Palestine - Valentine M. MoghadamUnder Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses - Chandra Talpade MohantyDo Muslim Women Really Need Saving? Anthropological Reflections on Cultural Relativism and Its Others - Lila Abu-LughodThe 'Gender Lens': A Racial Blinder? - Sarah C. WhiteDevelopment's Encounter with Sexuality: Essentialism and Beyond - Sonia Correa and Susie JollyFrom Missionaries to Microcredit? 'Race', Gender and Agency in Neoliberal Development - Kalpana WilsonPart IIIntroduction - Lynn DugganAccounting For Women's Work: The Progress Of Two Decades - Lourdes Beneria'In The Eyes Of A Child, A Father Is Everything': Changing Constructions Of Fatherhood In Urban Botswana? - Kavita DattaDaughters, Decisions And Domination: An Empirical And Conceptual Critique Of Household Strategies - Diana L. WolfSubordination And Sexual Control: A Comparative View Of The Control Of Women - Gita SenDiscarded Daughters: The Patriarchal Grip, Dowry Deaths, Sex Ratio Imbalances & Foeticide In India - Aysan Sev'erThe 'Feminisation Of Poverty' And The 'Feminisation' Of Anti-Poverty Programmes: Room For Revision? - Sylvia ChantPart III: Introduction - Laurie Nisonoff with Lynn Duggan and Nan WiegersmaThe Subordination Of Women And The Internationalization Of Factory Production - Diane Elson and Ruth PearsonMaquiladoras: The View From The Inside - Maria Patricia Fernandez-KellyGlobal Woman - Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell HochschildSlavery And Gender: Women's Double Exploitation - Beth HerzfeldGlobalization And The Increase In Transnational Care Work: The Flip Side - Jean L. PyleThe Korean Economic Crisis And Working Women - Haejin Kim And Paula B. VoosPart IVIntroduction - Nan WiegersmaInternational Financial Architecture: A view from the kitchen - Diane Elson'One Step Forward- Two Steps Backward' From Labor Market Exclusion to Inclusion: a gender perspective on effects of the economic crisis in Turkey - Gulay ToksoezGender, Climate Change and Human Security: Lessons from Senegal - The Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)The Population Bomb is Back - with a Global Warming Twist - Betsy Hartmann and Elizabeth Barajas-RomanCaring for People with HIV: State Policies and their Dependence on Women's Unpaid Work - Anesu MakinaThe Right to Have Rights: Resisting Fundamentalist Orders - Deepa ShankaranAfrican Women's Movements Negotiating Peace - Ali Mari Tripp, Isabel Casimiro, Joy Kwesiga and Alice Mungwa'I am Somebody!': Brazil's Social Movements Educate for Gender Equality and Economic Sustainability - Ruth NeedlemanCapitalism and Socialism, Some Feminist Questions - Lourdes BeneriaPart V: Introduction - Nalini VisvanathanThe Global Women's Movement: An Introduction - Peggy Antrobus'Under Western Eyes' Revisited: Feminist Solidarity through Anticapitalist Struggles - Chandra Talpade MohantyChallenges in Transnational Feminist Mobilization - Aili Mari TrippThe International Women's Commission of La Via Campesina - Annette Aurelie DesmaraisBirthing and Growing the African Feminist Forum - Ayesha M. ImamWomen's Community Organizing in Quito: The Paradoxes of Survival and Struggle - Amy LindFeminist-Nation Building in Afghanistan: An examination of the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan's (RAWA) - Jennifer L. FluriStruggle, Perseverance, And Organization In Sri Lanka's Export Processing Zones - Samanthi Gunawardana
Responsibility: edited by Nalini Visvanathan [and others].


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