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The women, gender and development reader / edited by Nalini Visvanathan ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Visvanathan, Nalini, 1945-Material type: TextTextPublication details: Halifax : London ; New York : New York : Fernwood Pub. ; Zed Books Ltd. ; Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Edition: 2nd edDescription: xv, 455 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9781848135864 (hbk. : Zed Books); 9781848135871 (pbk. : Zed Books); 9781552664278 (pbk. : Fernwood Pub.)Other title: Women, gender & development reader [Cover title]Subject(s): Women -- Developing countries -- Social conditions | Women -- Developing countries -- Economic conditions | Women in developmentDDC classification: 305.4091724
Contents:
History of international development, theories and discourse of women, gender and development -- Households, families and work -- Women in the global economy -- International women in social transformation -- Women organizing themselves for change : transnational movements, local resistance.
Summary: "In this fully revised second edition, the editors expertly 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 vividly illustrates the theoretical debates with an array of case studies from around the world"--P. [4] of cover.
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Books Books Library, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)
Available at Centre for Social Science Research
305.4091724 W8722 2011 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 01 Not For Loan 023044
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First ed. published: 1997.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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

"In this fully revised second edition, the editors expertly 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 vividly illustrates the theoretical debates with an array of case studies from around the world"--P. [4] of cover.

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