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Third World Development

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  • Gender, Development, and Advocacyby Koos Kingma

    Practical Action Publishing 2005; US$ 58.28

    Advocacy for gender equality occurs at all levels of society--from grassroots women demanding community-level change to sophisticated coalition-building that promotes change to international trade laws. Articles in this collection chart the experience, challenges, and successes of gender equality advocates from area including Pakistan, Australia,... more...

  • Gender, Development, and Climate Changeby Caroline Sweetman

    Practical Action Publishing 2002; US$ 58.28

    In the face of extreme weather events, desertification and a rise in the sea levels, governments and communities increasingly recognize that the need to adapt and mitigate to climate change is urgent. The global agenda and negotiations focus on what governments, corporations and institutions can do in the search for large-scale technological solutions.... more...

  • Gender, Development, and Diversityby Caroline Sweetman

    Practical Action Publishing 2004; US$ 58.28

    Each one of us lives life as a carrier of multiple identities - including gender, race, class and age. The sum of these identities determines our opportunities in life, and empowers or disempowers us, depending on our context. This collection of articles focuses on the implications that this has for development goals of poverty alleviation and human... more...

  • Gender, Development, and Humanitarian Workby Caroline Sweetman

    Practical Action Publishing 2001; US$ 44.78

    Conflict, displacement and natural disasters are experienced differently by men and women from the different risks and vulnerabilities they face during disasters to their changing roles, relationships, responsibilities and resources in preparing for and coping with crisis. Despite this differences between men?s and women?s needs are not always fully... more...

  • Gender, Development, and Tradeby Caroline Sweetman

    Practical Action Publishing 2004; US$ 58.28

    Women all over the world are increasingly employed - and exploited - at the far end of the global supply chain. Whether by picking fruit in Chile, processing cashews in Mozambique, sewing in Chinas Export Processing Zones, or providing biotech companies with indigenous knowledge in India, women?s labour and skill are crucial elements in the scaling... more...

  • Gender, Development and Healthby Caroline Sweetman

    Practical Action Publishing 2001; US$ 44.78

    What are the differences between women?s and men?s experiences of health, sickness and health care? How does our gender identity affect our physical and mental wellbeing? Despite improvements in health indicators in many countries, developing countries are currently facing a health crisis. New diseases like HIV and drug-resistant strains of diseases... more...

  • Gender, Development and Povertyby Caroline Sweetman

    Practical Action Publishing 2002; US$ 58.28

    Over the past 50 years, billions of dollars and working days have been expended on the development of countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. The alleviation of poverty is the primary concern of many - though not all - organisations working in the development sector. This book examines how gender inequalities impact on men?s, women?s... more...

  • Gender, Peacebuilding, and Reconstructionby Caroline Sweetman

    Practical Action Publishing 2004; US$ 58.28

    Women are active players in reconciliation and post-conflict reconstruction processes. Moreover, sustainable peace depends on equal representation of all citizens in peacetime decision-making.This collection of articles explores conflict prevention through development projects in places where resources are scarce, and age-old agreements between groups... more...

  • Gender, Religion and Spiritualityby Caroline Sweetman

    Practical Action Publishing 1998; US$ 44.78

    Religion and spirituality are central to the lives of women and men across the world yet mainstream development policy and practice rarely take account of this fact. This collection of articles explores the complex links between social and economic development and religious and spiritual belief and assesses the cost to development of ignoring these... more...

  • Gender, Roads, and Mobility in Asiaby Kyoko Kusakabe

    Practical Action Publishing 2012; US$ 62.83

    Poor roads and transport infrastructure are key factors in the marginalization of women and other disempowered groups, but there is little understanding of the many ways in which a lack of mobility affects people?s lives. In South-east Asia, huge strides are being made in highway development and regional economic integration. The complex interplay... more...