Development Studies: Gender & Development

  • Routledge Revivals: Economic Development and the Role of Women (1989): An Interdisciplinary Approach book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Economic Development and the Role of Women (1989)

    An Interdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Taplin

    First published in 1989, this book provides a macro-micro approach to economic development — taking account of multi-level linkages, both inter and intra, that had been missed by previous analyses. The author argues that these linkages demonstrate that social and economic change may occur from the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Queer in Africa: LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism book cover

    Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Intractable Conflicts in Contemporary India: Narratives and Social Movements book cover

    Intractable Conflicts in Contemporary India

    Narratives and Social Movements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Savyasaachi

    This book attempts a representation of society in contemporary India through an ethnography woven around long-standing intractable conflicts — of displacement and rehabilitation, patriarchy, insurgency and counter-insurgency operations, and climate change. Each chapter in this volume offers a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge India
    Social Movements and Transformative Dissent

  • The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power: Private Authority in Global Politics book cover

    The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power

    Private Authority in Global Politics, 1st Edition

    By Adam Moe Fejerskov

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has established itself as one of the most powerful private forces in global politics, shaping the trajectories of international policy-making. Driven by fierce confidence and immense expectations about its ability to change the world through its normative and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China: A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives book cover

    Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China

    A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives, 1st Edition

    By Mary Ann Maslak

    This book examines the ways in which formal and non-formal education can contribute to women’s successful design, development and operation of small businesses in rural settings. Calling on varied, pertinent social theories, the book examines profitable businesses operated by Dongxiang Muslim women…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Religion and Urbanism: Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia book cover

    Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Subaltern Movements in India: Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development book cover

    Subaltern Movements in India

    Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development, 1st Edition

    By Manisha Desai

    Social struggles in India target both the state and private corporations. Three subaltern struggles against development in Gujarat, India, succeeded, to varying degrees, due to legalism from below and translocal solidarity, but that success has been compromised by its gendered geographies. Based…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Food Security, Gender and Resilience: Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming book cover

    Food Security, Gender and Resilience

    Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi, Bernard Pelletier, Lutta Muhammad, Gordon M. Hickey

    Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Women in Business Families: From Past to Present book cover

    Women in Business Families

    From Past to Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jarna Heinonen, Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen

    For centuries, almost all economic activity was family-based. The family business rested on the division of labor among family members. Therefore the family was both socially and economically the foundation of the family business. Families were not only production units, but also education and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Involving Men in Ending Violence against Women: Development, Gender and VAW in Times of Conflict book cover

    Involving Men in Ending Violence against Women

    Development, Gender and VAW in Times of Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Wu

    Involving men to stop violence against women is a global trend, with celebrity-endorsed campaigns such as HeforShe and White Ribbon being hailed as progress in changing male behaviour. But the question remains: Has men’s involvement resulted in positive change, or has it reinforced the belief that…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries: Gender Justice and Norm Change book cover

    Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

    Gender Justice and Norm Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Anita Ghimire, Rachel Marcus, Grace Kyomuhendo Bantebya

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.4324/9781315180250, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne L. Mason

    Around the world lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer individuals are subjected to violence and intimidation based on their real or perceived sexuality, gender identity or expression. With those most at risk of human rights violations often living in areas of low economic development,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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