Development Studies: Gender & Development

  • Women Entrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories from Emerging Economies and Developing Countries book cover

    Women Entrepreneurs

    Inspiring Stories from Emerging Economies and Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mauro F. Guillén

    Women Entrepreneurs offers a collection of almost two dozen cases that explore the process by which women become entrepreneurs, as well as the opportunities and challenges they face in growing their businesses. With a particular focus on the intersection between entrepreneurship and economic…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge

  • Religions and Development book cover

    Religions and Development

    1st Edition

    By Emma Tomalin

    Religion has been excluded from development studies for decades. Religious traditions have contributed greatly towards development work, yet major international players have tended to ignore its role. Recent years have shown a noticeable shift in development policy, practice and research to…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban book cover

    Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Peake, Martina Rieker

    In Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban, Linda Peake and Martina Rieker embark on an ambitious project to explore the extent to which a feminist re-imagining of the twenty-first century city can form the core of a new emerging analytic of women and the neoliberal urban. In a world in…

    Paperback – 2013-05-17
    Routledge

  • Time Use Studies and Unpaid Care Work book cover

    Time Use Studies and Unpaid Care Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Debbie Budlender

    Across the world, unpaid care work - unpaid housework, care of persons, and "volunteer" work - is done predominantly by women. This book presents and compares unpaid care work patterns in seven different countries. It analyzes data drawn from large-scale time use surveys carried out under the…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

  • Building Inclusive Cities: Women’s Safety and the Right to the City book cover

    Building Inclusive Cities

    Women’s Safety and the Right to the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn Whitzman, Crystal Legacy, Caroline Andrew, Fran Klodawsky, Margaret Shaw, Kalpana Viswanath

    Building on a growing movement within developing countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, as well as Europe and North America, this book documents cutting edge practice and builds theory around a rights based approach to women’s safety in the context of poverty reduction and social…

    Paperback – 2012-08-30
    Routledge

  • On the Edges of Development: Cultural Interventions book cover

    On the Edges of Development

    Cultural Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya Kurian, Debashish Munshi

    Big business, financial institutions, and capitalist powers have wreaked much havoc on the Third World in the name of development. This book re-imagines development through a careful and imaginative exploration of some of the many ways that culture – in the broadest sense of lived experience and…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Surviving Dictatorship: A Work of Visual Sociology book cover

    Surviving Dictatorship

    A Work of Visual Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Adams

    Written as a book for undergraduate students as well as scholars, Surviving Dictatorship is a work of visual sociology and oral history, and a case study that communicates the lived experience of poverty, repression, and resistance in an authoritarian society: Pinochet’s Chile. It focuses on…

    Paperback – 2012-03-07
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Gender and Sexuality in India: Selling Sex in Chennai book cover

    Gender and Sexuality in India

    Selling Sex in Chennai, 1st Edition

    By Salla Sariola

    India has one of the highest numbers of HIV carriers in the world. HIV has remained associated with sex work, and large sums of money provided to fund public health interventions have come from global institutions such as UNAIDS, the World Bank and USAID. In the midst of these processes, however,…

    Paperback – 2012-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Sex Trafficking in South Asia: Telling Maya's Story book cover

    Sex Trafficking in South Asia

    Telling Maya's Story, 1st Edition

    By Mary Crawford

    This book is a critical feminist analysis of sex trafficking. Arguing that trafficking in girls and women is a product of the social construction of gender and other dimensions of power and status within a particular culture and at a particular historical moment, this book offers the necessary…

    Paperback – 2011-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governance book cover

    Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governance

    1st Edition

    By Amy Lind

    This book addresses how sexual practices and identities are imagined and regulated through development discourses and within institutions of global governance. The underlying premise of this volume is that the global development industry plays a central role in constructing people’s sexual lives,…

    Paperback – 2010-05-17
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Work, Female Empowerment and Economic Development book cover

    Work, Female Empowerment and Economic Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Horrell, Hazel Johnson, Paul Mosley

    Accumulation of assets to enable the diversification of activities has been established as crucial in helping the rural poor escape poverty. The empowerment of women has been identified as a way to overcome inefficiencies in the allocation of resources within the family and so improve agrarian…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Gender and Development book cover

    Gender and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Janet Momsen, Janet Momsen

    Global financial problems, rising food prices, climate change, international migration – increasingly by women – conflict situations in many poor countries, the spread of tropical diseases such as malaria and dengue fever and the increased incidence of HIV/AIDS and TB, and changing…

    Paperback – 2009-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

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