Feminist Economics and the World Bank: History, Theory and Policy

Feminist Economics and the World Bank History Theory and Policy The past decade has witnessed a paradigm shift at the World Bank from a focus on structural adjustment to a focus on poverty reduction As evidenced by the Bank s report Engendering Development T

  • Title: Feminist Economics and the World Bank: History, Theory and Policy
  • Author: Edith Kuiper
  • ISBN: 9780415763813
  • Page: 486
  • Format: Paperback
  • The past decade has witnessed a paradigm shift at the World Bank from a focus on structural adjustment to a focus on poverty reduction As evidenced by the Bank s 2001 report, Engendering Development Through Rights, Resource and Voice, an increased attention to gender issues has been an important part of this process This book brings together a range of responses from feThe past decade has witnessed a paradigm shift at the World Bank from a focus on structural adjustment to a focus on poverty reduction As evidenced by the Bank s 2001 report, Engendering Development Through Rights, Resource and Voice, an increased attention to gender issues has been an important part of this process This book brings together a range of responses from feminist economists and other social researchers on the issues raised in this report With contributions from highly esteemed scholars such as Eudine Barriteau, Diane Elson, Gale Summerfield, and Zafiris Tzannatos, this anthology critically examines the relationships between gender, growth, development, and the World Bank by developing a history of the World Bank s perspectives on gender empirically evaluating the impacts of the Banks policies on three different regions of the world

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