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Gender and Development

Gender and Development

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This volume deals with the importance of gender relations in crucial areas of development such as agriculture, employment, housing, transport, health and household management.
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Gender and Development Summary


In third world countries gender roles are different from those in western countries. This reality is of utmost interest for development policy makers. planners and project designers from donor countries.
More often than not, development projects, sponsored and implemented by western organizations, reflect ethnocentric biases about the sexual division of labour, rights and responsibilities, based on standards from the donor country. Too many projects have failed or not had the intended beneficial effect on those in need, because they were administered with very little insight into gender relations.
This volume deals with the importance of gender relations in crucial areas of development such as agriculture, employment, housing, transport, health and household management, and it underlines the necessity of having statistical materials that realistically reflect gender differentials.

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Table of Contents


Preface 1. Gender Lise Ostergaard 2. Agricultre Ann Whitehead 3. Employment Hilary Standing 4. Housing Caroline O.N. Moser 5. Transport Caren Levy 6. Health Lise Ostergaard 7. Household Management Kate Young 8. Statistics Alison Evans 9. Practical Guidelines Cecilia Anderson References, Contributors

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GOR005518936
Gender and Development by
Used - Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1992-10-01
240
0415071321
9780415071321
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.