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Feminist Economics and the World Bank: History, Theory, and Policy / Edition 2

Feminist Economics and the World Bank: History, Theory, and Policy / Edition 2

by Drucilla Barker, Edith Kuiper


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ISBN-13: 9780415763813
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/01/2005
Series: Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics Series , #3
Edition description: REV
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Edith Kuiper is researcher at the Department of Economics & Econometrics at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Drucilla K. Barker is Professor of Economics & Women’s Studies at Hollins University, Virginia, U.S.A.

Table of Contents

Contents List Of Illustrations Notes On Contributors Acknowledgements 1. Feminist Economics And The World Bank: An Introduction Part 1: Gender And The World Bank: An Institutional History 2. The World Bank, Development, Adjustment, And Gender Equality 3. An Assessment Of Efforts To Promote Gender Equality At The World Bank 4. Comment Part 2: Policy Evaluations 5. Engendering Development 6. Engendering Agricultural Technology For Africa’s Farmers 7. Taking Gender Differences In Bargaining Power Seriously: Equity, Labor Standards, And Living Wages 8. Comment Part 3: Disciplinary Paradigms/ Development Paradigms 9. Colonizing Knowledge 10. Adjustment With A Woman’s Face 11. Gender And Intrahousehold Decision-Making 12. Engendering Development Or Gender Main-Streaming? 13. Comment Part 4: Explorations: Future Directions Of Feminist Research 14. A Seat At The Table 15. Why Feminist Economists Should Pay More Attention To The Coherence Between The World Bank And The WTO 16. Engendering The German Parliamentary Commission Report On Globalization Of The World Economy 17. Women’s Rights And Engendering Development

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