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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
This book demonstrates the integral nature of gendered issues and feminist frameworks for a comprehensive understanding of contemporary IR. It uses feminist frameworks and research to both uncover and reflect upon gender and global politics in the contemporary Asia-Pacific. more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 52.00
What is Gender? explores these complex and important questions, helping readers to critically analyze how women's and men's lives are shaped by the society in which they live. The book offers a comprehensive account of trends in sociological thinking, from a material and economic focus on gender inequalities to the debates about meaning initiated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 130.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...