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  • Intégration de la dimension genre à la lutte contre la pauvreté et objectifs du millénaire pour le développementby Naila Kabeer

    International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 45.00

    Dans cet ouvrage, Naila Kabeer présente un éventail diversifié d'arguments, de constatations et de leçons tirées des publications sur le développement qui aident à expliquer pourquoi l'égalité entre les sexes mérite une attention particulière de la part des responsables des politiques, des praticiens, des chercheurs et d'autres interlocuteurs voués... more...

  • Mainstreaming Informal Employment and Gender in Poverty Reductionby Martha Alter Chen; Joann Vanek; Marilyn Carr

    International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 25.00

    In this book, the authors highlight the lack of attention to employment, and especially informal employment, in poverty reduction strategies and point to the links between being informally employed, being a woman or a man, and being poor. They do this within the context of major changes relating to economic restructuring and liberalization and map... more...

  • Feminist Activism in the 1990sby Gabriele Griffin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    Feminist activism is often taught as an historical phenomenon, and many students entering courses on women's studies are not familiar with current feminist work in the field. This book documents a wide variety of different forms of feminist activism in the 1990s, from organisations such as "Rights for Women" and "Southall Black Sisters" to "Asian Women's... more...

  • Missing Linksby Gender Working Group of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development

    International Development Research Centre 1995; US$ 30.00

    In this landmark book, the UN-commissioned Gender Working Group outlines its policy proposals for national science and technology programs. Its goal is to ensure that women and men have equal access to and benefit equally from science and technology. The proposals are supported by essays written by distinguished scholars and experts. more...

  • Tracking Gender Equity Under Economic Reformsby Swapna Mukhopadhyay; Ratna M. Sudarshan

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 15.00

    By expanding the existing set of indicators to include gender-related stress, anxiety, and violence, this book introduces a new framework for gender research. The viability of this new approach is demonstrated through a coordinated set of household surveys, carried out in Export Processing Zones and Export Processing Units, designed for intercountry... more...

  • Ageing and Long-Term Careby David R. Phillips; Alfred C.M. Chan

    International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 40.00

    The case studies in this book focus on the emergence, extent and nature of national policies on ageing and associated strategies to address long-term care needs. Key opportunities for and constraints on policy are identified in this first round of regional studies. more...

  • Women in Early Americaby Dorothy A. Mays

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 95.00

    This volume offers details of the lives of early American women and showing how these women adapted to the challenges of daily life in the Colonies. The women of early America were not fighting for equal rights - they were struggling for basic survival. more...

  • The Changing Japanese Familyby Marcus Rebick; Ayumi Takenaka

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The Japanese family is shifting in fundamental ways, specifically in terms of attitudes towards family and societal relationships, and also the role of the family in society. Changing Japanese Family explores these significant changes which include an ageing population, delayed marriages, a fallen birth rate, which has fallen below the level needed... more...

  • The Feminization of Racismby Irene Blea

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 80.00

    Blea provides a synthesis of the women's history of Native Americans, Asians, African Americans, and Latinas, and she examines the similarities and differences among these women. From each she extracts suggestions on ways to promote racial and ethnic tolerance. After examining the backgrounds and experiences of female radicals, Blea looks at indigenous... more...

  • Gender, Identity and Reproductionby Dr Sarah Earle; Dr Gayle Letherby

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 118.00

    Gender, Identity and Reproduction draws on a variety of perspectives relevant to an understanding of reproduction across the life-course. Through a consideration of the representation of reproductive identities and experiences, the book highlights difference and diversity in relation to contemporary reproductive choices. The book focuses on women's... more...