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  • Prostitution and Beyondby Rohini Sahni; V Kalyan Shankar; Hemant Apte

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 29.95

    What is the diversity of perspectives on sex work in India today? This edited. volume addresses this question through its sections on feminist discourse, ethnographic. studies, socio-economic-legal-health frameworks and cultural reflections. The first section explores the space for women in prostitution within mainstream. feminist discourse in India,... more...

  • Lautre développementby Groupe sur légalité des sexes

    International Development Research Centre 1996; US$ 30.00

    Dans ce livre qui fait date, le Groupe mandaté par les Nations Unies présente les politiques qui, selon lui, devraient être appliquées aux programmes nationaux de la science et de la technologie. Ces politiques visent à ouvrir aux femmes un accès à la science et à la technologie égal à celui des hommes et à les en faire profiter autant qu'eux.... more...

  • The Little Data Book on Gender 2009by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 9.99

    This handy pocket guide is a quick reference for users interested in the gender statistics. It presents gender-disaggregated data for more than 200 countries in an easy country-by-country reference on demography, education, health, labor force, political participation and the Millennium Development Goals. The book's summary pages cover regional... more...

  • Advancing Gender Research from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-first Centuriesby Marcia Texler Segal

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 110.99

    Consists of essays that discuss and analyze the 19th Century writings of Harriet Martineau (British Author), considered to be early examples of sociology and gender studies. Continuing in the tradition established by the "Advances in Gender Research" seri more...

  • Equality for Womenby Mayra Buvinic

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99

    This volume tracks countries' progress with implementing and financing the third Millennium Development Goal (MDG3) by examining national experiences and successes with policies and programs. It also contains an assessment the effectiveness of different strategies in achieving MDG3 and the financial requirement needed in order to attain MDG3 by... more...

  • Gender and the Politics of Possibilitiesby Manisha Desai

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 21.99

    Gender and the Politics of Possibilities explores the lesser-known side of globalization beyond the effects of national governments and multinational cooperations by taking a look at grassroots movements by women that have and continue to shape globalization today. Manisha Desai highlights the significant role that women play in cross-border trade... more...

  • Developing Partnershipsby Kate Bedford

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00

    A critique of how the World Bank encourages gender norms, Developing Partnerships argues that financial institutions are key players in the global enforcement of gender and family expectations. By combining analysis of documents produced and sponsored by the World Bank with interviews of World Bank staffers and case studies, Kate Bedford presents a... more...

  • Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governanceby Amy Lind

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 59.95

    This book addresses how sexual practices and identities are imagined and regulated through development discourses and within institutions of global governance. The underlying premise of this volume is that the global development industry plays a central role in constructing people?s sexual lives, access to citizenship, and struggles for livelihood.... more...

  • Body Politics in Developmentby Wendy Harcourt

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 29.95

    Body Politics in Development sets out to define body politics as a key political and mobilizing force for human rights in the last two decades. This passionate and engaging book reveals how once-tabooed issues, such as rape, gender-based violence, and sexual and reproductive rights, have emerged into the public arena as critical grounds of contention... more...

  • Perceiving Gender Locally, Globally, and Intersectionallyby Vasilikie P Demos; Marcia Texlar Segal

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 124.95

    The introduction and 10 essays in this volume address questions about how feminist scholars conceptualize gender and view it in relationship to other attributes of individuals and of social systems. The authors strive for intersectional analyses broadening that approach beyond the gender, race and class paradigm to include sexuality, employing a variety... more...