Feminisms, Empowerment and Development: Changing Womens Lives download free [PDF and Ebook] by Andrea Cornwall

Feminisms, Empowerment and Development: Changing Womens Lives download free [PDF and Ebook] by Andrea Cornwall year 2014
  • Book name: Feminisms, Empowerment and Development: Changing Womens Lives
  • Author: Andrea Cornwall
  • Release date: 2014/12/5
  • Publisher: ZED BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9781780325835
  • Rating: 8.8 of 10
  • Votes: 246
  • Review by: Kason Toliver
  • Review rating: 8.05 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/17
  • Total pages: 344
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The economic and political empowerment of women continues to be a central focus for development agencies worldwide; access to medical care, education and employment, as well as women's reproductive rights remain key factors effecting women's autonomy. Feminisms, Empowerment and Development explores what women are doing to change their own personal circumstances whilst providing an in-depth analysis of collective action and institutionalized mechanisms aimed at changing structural relations.Drawing on unique, original research and approaching empowerment as a complex process of negotiation, rather than a linear sequence of inputs and outcomes, this crucial collection highlights the difficulty of creating common agendas for the advancement of women's power and rights, and argues for a more nuanced, context-based approach to development theory and practice. An indispensible text for anyone interested in gender and development, this book shows that policies and approaches to development that view women as instrumental to other objectives will never promote women's empowerment as they fail to address the structures by which gender inequality is perpetuated over time.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H12M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Gender Studies, Gender Groups, Development Studies, Political Economy, Feminism & Feminist Theory
  • Available formats: WORD, DOC, PDF, TXT, PNG, EPUB, RB, PDB. Compressed in TAR.7Z, RAR, TGZ, RZ, EML, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 32.33 USD
  • Dimensions: 138x216x27.94mm
  • Weight: 439.98g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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