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  1. Global Variations in the Political and Social Economy of Care

    Worlds Apart

    Edited by Shahra Razavi, Silke Staab

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    Care work, both paid and unpaid, contributes to well-being, social development and economic growth. But the costs of providing care are unequally borne across gender and social class. Feminist scholarship on the gendered construction of welfare provisioning and welfare regimes has produced a...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Governing Women

    Women’s Political Effectiveness in Contexts of Democratization and Governance Reform

    Edited by Anne Marie Goetz

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    Though the proportion of women in national assemblies still barely scrapes 16% on average, the striking outliers – Rwanda with 49% of its assembly female, Argentina with 35%, Liberia and Chile with new women presidents this year – have raised expectations that there is an upward trend in women’s...

    Published November 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Time Use Studies and Unpaid Care Work

    Edited by Debbie Budlender

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    Across the world, unpaid care work - unpaid housework, care of persons, and "volunteer" work - is done predominantly by women. This book presents and compares unpaid care work patterns in seven different countries. It analyzes data drawn from large-scale time use surveys carried out under the...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Gendered Impacts of Liberalization

    Towards "Embedded Liberalism"?

    Edited by Shahra Razavi

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    In the last two decades public policies have reflected a drive for accelerated global economic integration ("globalization"), associated with greater economic liberalization. The outcomes have been largely disappointing, even in the estimate of their designers. Rural livelihoods have become more...

    Published July 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Social Justice and Gender Equality

    Rethinking Development Strategies and Macroeconomic Policies

    Edited by Günseli Berik, Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, Ann Zammit

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    The contributors to this edited volume explore the effects of various development strategies and associated macroeconomic policies on women’s well-being and progress towards gender equality. Detailed analyses of major UN reports on gender reveal the different approaches to assessing absolute and...

    Published May 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Gendered Peace

    Women's Struggles for Post-War Justice and Reconciliation

    Edited by Donna Pankhurst

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    This volume contributes to the growing literature on women, conflict and peacebuilding by focusing on the moments after a peace accord, or some other official ending of a conflict, often denoted as ‘post-conflict’ or ‘post-war’. Such moments often herald great hope for holding to account those who...

    Published September 29th 2009 by Routledge

  7. New Perspectives on Gender and Migration

    Livelihood, Rights and Entitlements

    Edited by Nicola Piper

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    This book discusses recent theoretical and empirical developments in international migration from a gender perspective. Its main objective is to analyse the diversification and stratification of gendered migratory streams with regard to skill level, labour market integration, and legal status. In...

    Published September 29th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Global Perspectives on Gender Equality

    Reversing the Gaze

    Edited by Naila Kabeer, Agneta Stark, Edda Magnus

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    The Nordic countries have long been seen as pioneers in promoting gender equality. The book brings together scholars from the global South and post-socialist economies to reflect on Nordic approaches to gender equality. The contributors to the book seek to explore from a comparative perspective the...

    Published September 24th 2009 by Routledge

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