Gender, Development, and Globalization: Economics as If All People Mattered

Citation:

Benería, Lourdes, Berik Gunselli, and Maria Floro. 2003. Gender, Development, and Globalization: Economics as If All People Mattered. New York: Routledge.

Authors: Lourdes Benería, Berik Gunselli, Maria Floro

Abstract:

With Cold War politics lost as the organizing principle behind international politics, development has become the most import policy goal of every international organization. There is an underside (and a human side) to development, and feminism has made inroads into the highly technical debates and frothy prophecies by examining what the future really holds for the people who will live it. This book highlights the ways in which feminist analysis has contributed to a richer understanding of international development and globalization. By combining theoretical, empirical, and political perspectives and discussing cutting-edge debates around development, globalization, economic restructuring, and feminist economics, Gender, Development and Globalization presents the ultimate primer on global feminist economics.

Topics: Development, Economies, Feminisms, Gender, Gender Analysis, Globalization, International Organizations, Political Economies

Year: 2003

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