The Resource Feminisms in development : contradictions, contestations and challenges, Andrea Cornwall, Elizabeth Harrison & Ann Whitehead, editors

Feminisms in development : contradictions, contestations and challenges, Andrea Cornwall, Elizabeth Harrison & Ann Whitehead, editors

Label
Feminisms in development : contradictions, contestations and challenges
Title
Feminisms in development
Title remainder
contradictions, contestations and challenges
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Cornwall, Elizabeth Harrison & Ann Whitehead, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of essays by leading feminist thinkers from North and South constitutes a major new attempt to reposition feminism within development studies. Feminism?s emphasis on social transformation makes it fundamental to development studies. Yet the relationship between the two disciplines has frequently been a troubled one. At present, the way in which many development institutions function often undermines feminist intent through bureaucratic structures and unequal power quotients. Moreover, the seeming intractability of inequalities and injustice in developing countries have presente
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.4209172/4
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1240
LC item number
.F463 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Feminisms in development : contradictions, contestations and challenges, Andrea Cornwall, Elizabeth Harrison & Ann Whitehead, editors
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Not very poor, powerless or pregnant : the African woman forgotten by development
  • Everjoice Win
  • 'Streetwalkers show the way' : reframing the debate on trafficking from sex workers' perspective
  • Nandinee Bandyopadhyay with Swapna Gayen [and others]
  • Gender, myth and fable : the perils of mainstreaming in sector bureaucracies
  • Hilary Standing
  • Making sense of gender in shifting institutional contexts : some reflections on gender mainstreaming
  • Ramya Subrahmanian
  • Gender mainstreaming : what is it (about) and should we continue doing it?
  • Prudence Woodford-Berger
  • Gender myths that instrumentalise women : a view from the Indian frontline
  • Mainstreaming gender or 'streaming' gender away : feminists marooned in the development business
  • Maitrayee Mukhopadhay
  • Critical connections : feminist studies in African contexts
  • Amina Mama
  • SWApping gender : from cross-cutting obscurity to sectoral security?
  • Anne Marie Goetz and Joanne Sandler
  • The NGO-ization of Arab Women's Movements
  • Islah Jad
  • Political fiction meets gender myth : post-conflict reconstruction, 'democratisation' and women's rights
  • Deniz Kandiyoti
  • Srilatha Batliwala and Deepa Dhanraj
  • Re-assessing paid work and women's empowerment : lessons from the global economy
  • Ruth Pearson
  • Announcing a new dawn prematurely? human rights feminists and the rights based approaches to development
  • Dzodzi Tsikata
  • The chimera of success : gender ennui and the changed international policy environment
  • Maxine Molyneux
  • Dangerous equations? : how female-headed households became the poorest of the poor : causes, consequences and cautions
  • Sylvia Chant
  • Back to women? translations, re-significations, and myths of gender in policy and practice in Brazil
  • Cecilia Sardenberg
  • Battles over booklets : gender myths in the British aid programme
  • Rosalind Eyben
Control code
ocn370975196
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (253 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848131330
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36291432
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)370975196
  • ebsco1281215953
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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