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Overview

With Cold War politics lost as the organizing principle behind international politics, development has become the most import policy goal of every international organization. There is an underside (and a human side) to development, and feminism has made inroads into the highly technical debates and frothy prophecies by examining what the future really holds for the people who will live it. This book highlights the ways in which feminist analysis has contributed to a richer understanding of international development and globalization. By combining theoretical, empirical, and political perspectives and discussing cutting-edge debates around development, globalization, economic restructuring, and feminist economics, Gender, Development and Globalization presents the ultimate primer on global feminist economics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415927079
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/28/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Lourdes Beneria is Professor of City and Regional Planning and Women's Studies at Cornell University. She is the author of half a dozen books, and serves on the editorial board of Feminist Economics.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. On Development, gender and economics 2. The Study of Women and Gender in Economics: An Overview 3. Markets, Globalization and Gender 4. Global/local Connections: Employment Patterns, Gender and Informalization 5. Paid and Unpaid Labor: Meanings and Debates 6. Development as if People Mattered

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