The Resource The women, gender, and development reader, edited by Nalini Visvanathan (co-ordinator) ; Lynn Duggan, Laurie Nisonoff, Nan Wiegersma

The women, gender, and development reader, edited by Nalini Visvanathan (co-ordinator) ; Lynn Duggan, Laurie Nisonoff, Nan Wiegersma

Label
The women, gender, and development reader
Title
The women, gender, and development reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nalini Visvanathan (co-ordinator) ; Lynn Duggan, Laurie Nisonoff, Nan Wiegersma
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1240
LC item number
.W6568 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1956-
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Visvanathan, Nalini
  • Duggan, Lynn
  • Nisonoff, Laurie
  • Wiegersma, Nancy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in development
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
Label
The women, gender, and development reader, edited by Nalini Visvanathan (co-ordinator) ; Lynn Duggan, Laurie Nisonoff, Nan Wiegersma
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. 1. Theories of Women, Gender and Development. The Making of a Field: Advocates, Practitioners and Scholars -- Accumulation, Reproduction and Women's Role in Economic Development: Boserup Revisited -- Gender and Development -- Women, the Environment and Sustainable Development -- Women in Nature -- The Gender and Environment Debate: Lessons from India -- The African Context: Women in the Political Economy -- Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses -- Bargaining with Patriarchy -- pt. 2. Households and Families. Accounting for Women's Work: The Progress of Two Decades -- Daughters, Decisions and Dominations: An Empirical and Conceptual Critique of Household Strategies -- The Hidden Roots of the African Food Problem: Looking within the Rural Household -- Subordination and Sexual Control: A Comparative View of the Control of Women -- Wife Abuse in the Context of Development and Change: A Chinese (Taiwanese) Case -- Single-parent Families: Choice or Constraint? The Formation of Female-headed Households in Mexican Shanty Towns -- pt. 3. Women in the Global Economy. The Subordination of Women and the Internationalization of Factory Production -- Maquiladoras: The View from the Inside -- Capitalism, Imperialism and Patriarchy: The Dilemma of Third World Women Workers in Multinational Factories -- Women in the Informal Labor Sector: The Case of Mexico City -- Deindustrialization and the Growth of Women's Economic Associations and Networks in Urban Tanzania -- pt. 4. International Women in Social Transformation. Impact of the Economic Crisis on Poor Women and their Households -- Ghana: Women in the Public and Informal Sectors under the Economic Recovery Programme -- Abuses against Women and Girls under the One-child Family Plan in the People's Republic of China -- Women, Population and the Environment: Whose Consensus, Whose Empowerment? -- AIDS: Women Are Not Just Transmitters -- Gender, Nation and Colonialism: Lessons from the Philippines -- Women, Marriage and the State in Iran -- Return to the Veil: Personal Strategy and Public Participation in Egypt -- Capitalism and Socialism: Some Feminist Questions -- Downwardly Mobile: Women in the Decollectivization of East European Agriculture -- Women Organizing Themselves for Change -- Introduction to Part 5 -- Planning from a Gender Perspective -- Women as Political Actors in Rural Puerto Rico: Continuity and Change -- Women and the Labour Movement in South Korea -- SEWA: Women in Movement
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 396 p.
Isbn
9789840513994
Isbn Type
(Bangladesh : pbk.)
Lccn
96047238
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2867218-01umb_inst
  • 692715
  • (Sirsi) i9781856491426
  • (OCoLC)35770963
Label
The women, gender, and development reader, edited by Nalini Visvanathan (co-ordinator) ; Lynn Duggan, Laurie Nisonoff, Nan Wiegersma
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. 1. Theories of Women, Gender and Development. The Making of a Field: Advocates, Practitioners and Scholars -- Accumulation, Reproduction and Women's Role in Economic Development: Boserup Revisited -- Gender and Development -- Women, the Environment and Sustainable Development -- Women in Nature -- The Gender and Environment Debate: Lessons from India -- The African Context: Women in the Political Economy -- Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses -- Bargaining with Patriarchy -- pt. 2. Households and Families. Accounting for Women's Work: The Progress of Two Decades -- Daughters, Decisions and Dominations: An Empirical and Conceptual Critique of Household Strategies -- The Hidden Roots of the African Food Problem: Looking within the Rural Household -- Subordination and Sexual Control: A Comparative View of the Control of Women -- Wife Abuse in the Context of Development and Change: A Chinese (Taiwanese) Case -- Single-parent Families: Choice or Constraint? The Formation of Female-headed Households in Mexican Shanty Towns -- pt. 3. Women in the Global Economy. The Subordination of Women and the Internationalization of Factory Production -- Maquiladoras: The View from the Inside -- Capitalism, Imperialism and Patriarchy: The Dilemma of Third World Women Workers in Multinational Factories -- Women in the Informal Labor Sector: The Case of Mexico City -- Deindustrialization and the Growth of Women's Economic Associations and Networks in Urban Tanzania -- pt. 4. International Women in Social Transformation. Impact of the Economic Crisis on Poor Women and their Households -- Ghana: Women in the Public and Informal Sectors under the Economic Recovery Programme -- Abuses against Women and Girls under the One-child Family Plan in the People's Republic of China -- Women, Population and the Environment: Whose Consensus, Whose Empowerment? -- AIDS: Women Are Not Just Transmitters -- Gender, Nation and Colonialism: Lessons from the Philippines -- Women, Marriage and the State in Iran -- Return to the Veil: Personal Strategy and Public Participation in Egypt -- Capitalism and Socialism: Some Feminist Questions -- Downwardly Mobile: Women in the Decollectivization of East European Agriculture -- Women Organizing Themselves for Change -- Introduction to Part 5 -- Planning from a Gender Perspective -- Women as Political Actors in Rural Puerto Rico: Continuity and Change -- Women and the Labour Movement in South Korea -- SEWA: Women in Movement
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 396 p.
Isbn
9789840513994
Isbn Type
(Bangladesh : pbk.)
Lccn
96047238
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2867218-01umb_inst
  • 692715
  • (Sirsi) i9781856491426
  • (OCoLC)35770963

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