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Gender and Development

Gender and Development
The Economic Basis of Women's Power

Edited by:
  • Samuel Cohn - Texas A&M University, College Station, USA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
  • Rae Lesser Blumberg - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA, University of California, San Diego, USA, University of Wisconsin, USA

April 2019 | 306 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Rae Lesser Blumberg and Samuel Cohn
“Power of the Purse”: The Importance of Women’s Economic Power
Rae Lesser Blumberg and Samuel Cohn
Guide to the Book
Jasmin Hristov
Armed Actors, the Commodification of Women and the Destruction of Childhood: Understanding the Connections between Predatory Sexuality and the Violence of Capital in Colombia
Rae Lesser Blumberg
Created Biology of Gender Stratification
Valentine Moghadam
Development, the State, and Gender: A Comparative Analysis of Iran and Tunisia
Rita Jalali
Poverty, Water, Sanitation Insecurities and the Challenges of Maintaining Menstrual Hygiene
Samuel Cohn
Male Preference and Women’s Economic Power: How Men’s Choices Open or Close Occupations For Women
Manuela Boatca and Julia Roth
Women on the Fast Track? Coloniality of Citizenship and Embodied Social Mobility
Kevin Leicht and Phyllis Baker
Gender through the Looking Glass: The Role of Low-Status Men in the Production of Global Gender Violence and Racial and Ethnic Bigotry
Marie E. Berry
War, Women, and the Aftermath: Finding Resilience in Rwanda, Bosnia and Nepal
Jennifer Rothchild and Priti Shrestha Piya
“No Way Out: Women in Nepal Trapped in Cycles of Poverty, Gender Inequality, and Economic Disenfranchisement”
Jennifer N. Fish and Justin Sprague
Authentic Activism: Domestic Workers’ as Global Development Agents

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ISBN: 9781506396637