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  • Women and Development in the Third Worldby Janet Momsen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 57.95

    For all societies, the common denominator of gender is female subordination. For women of the Third World the effects of this position are worsened by economic crisis, the legacy of colonialism, as well as patriarchal attitudes and economic crises. Feminist critique has introduced the gender factor to development theory, arguing that the equal distribution... more...

  • Gender and Developmentby Janet Momsen

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    Global financial problems, rising food prices, climate change, international migration ? increasingly by women ? conflict situations in many poor countries, the spread of tropical diseases such as malaria and dengue fever and the increased incidence of HIV/AIDS and TB, and changing patterns of trade have all added new dimensions to gender issues in... more...

  • Gender, Migration and Domestic Serviceby Janet Henshall Momsen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This book examines a wide range of migration patterns which have arisen, and exposes the tensions and difficulties including: * legal and empowerment issues * cultural and language diversities and barriers * the impact of live-in employment. The book features case studies taken from Europe, South and North America, the Caribbean, Asia, and Africa... more...

  • Gender and Developmentby Janet Henshall Momsen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    In third world countries gender roles are different from those in western countries. This reality is of utmost interest for development policy makers. planners and project designers from donor countries. More often than not, development projects, sponsored and implemented by western organizations, reflect ethnocentric biases about the sexual division... more...

  • Different Places, Different Voicesby Vivian Kinnaird; Janet Momsen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 70.95

    Different Places, Different Voices challenges Western feminist and post-colonial approaches in its analysis of the changing lives of women of Asia, Africa, Latin America and Oceania. Recognising the significance of place, this is a book informed by the voices of female geographers from the developing world. Twenty case studies present regional perspectives... more...

  • Caribbean Land and Development Revisitedby Jean Besson; Janet Momsen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    The book is an interdisciplinary collection of fifteen essays, with an editorial introduction, on a range of territories in the Commonwealth, Francophone, and Hispanic Caribbean. The authors focus on land and development, providing fresh perspectives through a collection of international contributing authors. more...

  • Tourism and Agricultureby Rebecca Maria Torres; Janet Henshall Momsen

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Shifting global consumption patterns, tastes and attitudes towards food, leisure, travel and place have opened new opportunities for rural producers in the form of agritourism, ecotourism, wine, food and rural tourism and specialized niche market agricultural production for tourism. Agriculture is one of the oldest and most basic parts of the global... more...

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