Women’s and Gender Studies

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Work, Economics and Organizations

  1. Gender-Class Equality in Political Economies

    By Lynn Prince Cooke

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    Gender-Class Equality in Political Economies offers an in-depth analysis of gender-class equality across six countries to reveal why gender-class equality in paid and unpaid work remains elusive, and what more policy might do to achieve better social and economic outcomes. This book is...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Poverty Capital

    Microfinance and the Making of Development

    By Ananya Roy

    Winner of the 2011 Paul Davidoff award! This is a book about poverty but it does not study the poor and the powerless; instead it studies those who manage poverty. It sheds light on how powerful institutions control "capital," or circuits of profit and investment, as well as "truth," or...

    Published March 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Women on the Line

    By Miriam Glucksmann aka Ruth Cavendish

    Women on the Line is a pioneering ethnographic classic of the world of work in a British motor components factory. Miriam Glucksmann (aka Ruth Cavendish), a well-known contributor to the study of gender, work and employment, is for the first time revealed as the author, along with the identity of...

    Published February 10th 2009 by Routledge