Women’s and Gender Studies: Gender & Development

  • Domestic Environmental Labour: An Eco-feminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener book cover

    Domestic Environmental Labour

    An Eco-feminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener

    By Carol Farbotko

    This book addresses the question of domestic environmental labour from an eco-feminist perspective. A work of cultural geography, it explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name of ‘the environment’ needs to be better recognised, understood…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform: Gender Impacts book cover

    Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Gender and the Political Economy of Conflict in Africa: The persistence of violence book cover

    Gender and the Political Economy of Conflict in Africa

    The persistence of violence

    By Meredeth Turshen

    Violence affects the economy of production and the ecology of reproduction— the production of economic goods and services and the generational reproduction of workers, the regeneration of the capacity to work and maintenance of workers on a daily basis, and the renewal of culture and society…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh book cover

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare

    Women in Coastal Bangladesh

    By Nahid Rezwana

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh emphasizes women’s experiences in cyclone disasters being confined with gendered identity and responsibilities in developing socio-economic conditions with minimum healthcare facilities. The study is situated in the coastal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

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

    Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

    Gender Justice and Norm Change

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

    Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational, physical, psychosocial, familial, political and economic capabilities enable girls to reach their full potential and contribute to the wellbeing of their families and society. However, progress is still significantly…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Postfeminism and Organization book cover

    Postfeminism and Organization

    Edited by Patricia Lewis, Ruth Simpson, Yvonne Benschop

    This edited book inserts postfeminism (PF) as a critical concept into understandings of work and organization. While the notion of PF has been extensively investigated in cultural and media studies, it has yet to emerge within organization studies - remaining marginal to understandings of work…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations

  • Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development: Rethinking Opportunities and Agency from a Human Development Perspective book cover

    Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development

    Rethinking Opportunities and Agency from a Human Development Perspective

    Edited by Aurora Lopez-Fogues, Firdevs Melis Cin

    Youth, Gender and the Capabilities Approach to Development investigates to what extent young people have access to fair opportunities, the factors influencing their aspirations, and how able they are to pursue these aspirations and to carry out their life plans. The book positions itself in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Women's Empowerment in South Asia: NGO Interventions and Agency Building in Bangladesh book cover

    Women's Empowerment in South Asia

    NGO Interventions and Agency Building in Bangladesh

    By Pranab Panday

    Economic development in the poorest countries often makes better progress when women become involved in, and take a lead in, development projects. Encouraging women’s involvement, however, is often a major difficulty in societies where traditionally women’s status has been inferior and where women…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Ethical Trade, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods: Women Smallholders and Ethicality in Kenya book cover

    Ethical Trade, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods

    Women Smallholders and Ethicality in Kenya

    By Kiah Smith

    Fair and ethical trade is often criticized for being highly gendered, and for institutionalizing the ethical values of consumers, the priorities of NGOs and governments, and most of all, food retailers. But little is known about how women smallholder farmers experience diverse ethical…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Development and Gender Capital in India: Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala book cover

    Development and Gender Capital in India

    Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala

    By Shoba Arun

    The Indian state of Kerala has invoked much attention within development and gender debates, specifically in relation to its female capital- an outcome of interrelated historical, cultural and social practices. On the one hand, Kerala has been romanticised, with its citizenry, particularly women,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Understanding Global Poverty: Causes, Capabilities and Human Development book cover

    Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Ethnodevelopment: Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination book cover

    Tourism and Ethnodevelopment

    Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination

    Edited by Ismar Borges de Lima, Victor T. King

    Ethnodevelopment is a well-established concept in the field of development studies. Despite its relevance to tourism initiatives and processes in the Global South, it continues to be an underutilised concept in the field. This book bridges this gap, presenting an original conceptual framework to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

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