Women and Gender Equity in Development Theory and Practice: Institutions, Resources, and Mobilization / Edition 1

Women and Gender Equity in Development Theory and Practice: Institutions, Resources, and Mobilization / Edition 1

by Jane S. Jaquette
     
 

Collection of essays on issues of women and development, attempting to bridge theory and practice in the post-9/11 era to reflect debates in various realms, from the environment, land rights, and identity to information technology, employment, and poverty

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Overview

Collection of essays on issues of women and development, attempting to bridge theory and practice in the post-9/11 era to reflect debates in various realms, from the environment, land rights, and identity to information technology, employment, and poverty

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822336983
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Jane S. Jaquette is Bertha Harton Orr Professor in the Liberal Arts and Professor of Politics at Occidental College in Los Angeles. She is the editor of The Women’s Movement in Latin America: Feminism and the Transition to Democracy and a coeditor of Women and Democracy: Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe.

Gale Summerfield is Director of the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program and Associate Professor in Human and Community Development at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is a coeditor of Women’s Rights to House and Land: China, Laos, Vietnam and Women in the Age of Economic Transformation: Gender Impact of Reforms in Post-Socialist and Developing Countries.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments....................vii
Introduction Jane S. Jaquette and Gale Summerfield....................1
I. Institutional Opportunities and Barriers....................15
Women, Gender, and Development Jane S. Jaquette and Kathleen Staudt....................17
Mainstreaming Gender in International Organizations Elisabeth Prügl and Audrey Lustgarten....................53
From "Home Economics" to "Microfinance": Gender Rhetoric and Bureaucratic Resistance David Hirschmann....................71
Contributions of a Gender Perspective to the Analysis of Poverty Sylvia Chant....................87
What is Justice? Indigenous Women in Andean Development Projects Maruja Barrig....................107
II. Livelihood and Control of Resources....................135
Gender Equity and Rural Land Reform in China Gale Summerfield....................137
Unequal Rights: Women and Property Diana Lee-Smith and Catalina Hinchey Trujillo....................159
On Loan from Home: Women's Participation in Formulating Human Settlements Policies Faranak Miraftab....................173
In Theory and in Practice: Women Creating Better Accounts of the World Louise Fortmann....................191
Women's Work: The Kitchen Kills More than the Sword Kirk R. Smith....................202
III. Women's Mobilization and Power....................217
Women's Movements in the Globalizing World: The Case of Thailand Amara Pongsapich....................219
T-Shirts to Web Links: Women Connect! Communications Capacity-Building with Women's NGOs Doe Mayer, Barbara Pillsbury,and Muadi Mukenge....................240
Empowerment Just Happened: The Unexpected Expansion of Women's Organizations Irene Tinker....................268
Acronyms....................303
Bibliography....................306
Contributors....................352
Index....................357

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