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The women, gender and development reader /

by Visvanathan, Nalini.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Halifax : London ; New York : New York : Fernwood Pub. ; Zed Books Ltd. ; Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xv, 455 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1848135866 (hbk. : Zed Books); 9781848135864 (hbk. : Zed Books); 1848135874 (pbk. : Zed Books); 9781848135871 (pbk. : Zed Books); 9781552664278 (pbk. : Fernwood Pub.); 1552664279 (pbk. : Fernwood Pub.).Other Title: Women, gender & development reader.Subject(s): Women -- Developing countries -- Social conditions | Women -- Developing countries -- Economic conditions | Women in development
Contents:
Part 1. History of international development : theories and discourse of women, gender and development -- Part 2. Households, families and work -- Part 3. Women in the global economy -- Part 4. International women in social transformation -- Part 5. Women organizing themselves for change : transnational movements, local resistance.
Summary: "In this fully revised second edition, the editors ... present the impact of social, political and economic change by reviewing such topical issues as migration, persistent structural discrimination, the global recession and climate change. With a multidisciplinary approach, the volume ... illustrates the theoretical debates with ... case studies from around the world"--Back cover.
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Previous ed.: 1997.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part 1. History of international development : theories and discourse of women, gender and development -- Part 2. Households, families and work -- Part 3. Women in the global economy -- Part 4. International women in social transformation -- Part 5. Women organizing themselves for change : transnational movements, local resistance.

"In this fully revised second edition, the editors ... present the impact of social, political and economic change by reviewing such topical issues as migration, persistent structural discrimination, the global recession and climate change. With a multidisciplinary approach, the volume ... illustrates the theoretical debates with ... case studies from around the world"--Back cover.

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