Development Studies: Gender & Development

  • 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

  • Gender Education and Equality in a Global Context: Conceptual Frameworks and Policy Perspectives book cover

    Gender Education and Equality in a Global Context

    Conceptual Frameworks and Policy Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shailaja Fennell, Madeleine Arnot

    The Millennium Development Goals aim to achieve basic education for all by 2015. But can such global agendas address national and local gender inequalities and will they empower women through education? This thought-provoking book offers an opportunity to engage critically with existing and…

    Paperback – 2009-06-29
    Routledge

  • Innovation Africa: Enriching Farmers' Livelihoods book cover

    Innovation Africa

    Enriching Farmers' Livelihoods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pascal Sanginga, Ann Waters-Bayer, Susan Kaaria, Jemimah Njuki, Chesha Wettasinha

    Agricultural research, extension and education can contribute greatly to enhancing agricultural production in a sustainable way and to reducing poverty in the developing world, but achievements have generally fallen short of expectations in Africa. In recent years, growing economic and demographic…

    Paperback – 2008-11-20
    Routledge

  • Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies book cover

    Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

    1st Edition

    By Gail Landsman

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives…

    Paperback – 2008-08-20
    Routledge

  • Sex Markets: A Denied Industry book cover

    Sex Markets

    A Denied Industry, 1st Edition

    By Marina Della Giusta, Maria Di Tommaso, Steinar Strøm

    Empirical and mathematically rigorous, this book provides a study of the economics of prostitution rather than focusing on the sociological and cultural themes. Using economic tools of analysis, internationally based editors have put together a theoretically informed volume that explores the supply…

    Paperback – 2008-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

  • Embodied Utopias: Gender, Social Change and the Modern Metropolis book cover

    Embodied Utopias

    Gender, Social Change and the Modern Metropolis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Bingaman, Lise Sanders, Rebecca Zorach

    Utopia has become a dirty word in recent scholarship on modernism, architecture, urban planning and gender studies. Many utopian designs now appear impractical, manifesting an arrogant disregard for the lived experiences of the ordinary inhabitants who make daily use of global public and private…

    Paperback – 2001-10-25
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Remembering Conquest: Feminist/Womanist Perspectives on Religion, Colonization, and Sexual Violence book cover

    Remembering Conquest

    Feminist/Womanist Perspectives on Religion, Colonization, and Sexual Violence, 1st Edition

    By Nantawan B Lewis

    Remembering Conquest: Feminist/Womanist Perspectives on Religion, Colonization, and Sexual Violence addresses the issue of sexual violence against women from feminist and womanist theological perspectives. Taken from proceedings of a panel discussion at the 1998 annual meeting of the American…

    Paperback – 1999-12-02
    Routledge

  • Assault on the Soul: Women in the Former Yugoslavia book cover

    Assault on the Soul

    Women in the Former Yugoslavia, 1st Edition

    By Sara Sharratt

    Assault on the Soul: Women in the Former Yugoslavia sheds light upon women’s wartime experiences and makes sense of their coping strategies in the face of the innumerable atrocities committed against them. This is the only book to present the experiences of therapists, counselors, and other mental…

    Paperback – 1999-06-10
    Routledge

  • Industrial Housewives: Women's Social Work in the Factories of Nazi Germany book cover

    Industrial Housewives

    Women's Social Work in the Factories of Nazi Germany, 1st Edition

    By Carola Sachse

    Focusing on women and their work, this valuable historical study traces industrial social work from its inception through the Nazi period. Author Sachse provides an analysis of policies applied to women workers rather than developed by and for them--as an example of how social policy treats women.…

    Hardback – 1987-06-29
    Routledge

  • United Nations Decade for Women World Conference book cover

    United Nations Decade for Women World Conference

    1st Edition

    By Dayle Powell

    This thought-provoking volume, dedicated to the International Women’s Decade, reflects the decade’s themes of equality, peace, and development. Experts assess the progress that has been made, lament the failure of nations to take more steps to improve women’s status, and analyze the divisive issues…

    Hardback – 1984-01-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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