Struggling With Development: The Politics Of Hunger And Gender In The Philippines, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Struggling With Development

The Politics Of Hunger And Gender In The Philippines, 1st Edition

By Lynn Kwiatkowski

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Struggling with Development is a study of the complex relationships among international development, hunger, and gender in the context of political violence in the Philippines. This ethnography demonstrates that gender-specific international development, which has among its main goals the alleviation of hunger in women and children and the raising

Table of Contents

Introduction, Developing Hunger in the Philippines, Gendered Experiences in Ifugao, Violence and Uncertainty, Spirituality and Hunger, Interpreting Hunger Biomedically, Maintaining Inequality, Power and Contradiction: Unlikely Alliances, Conclusion

About the Author

Lynn M. Kwiatkowski is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of South Alabama.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies