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Gender justice, citizenship and development

Contributor(s): Mukhopadhyay, Maitrayee [Editor] | Singh, Navsharan [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Cambridge University Press India Pvt. Ltd. 2007Description: vii, 358 p.ISBN: 9788189884314.Subject(s): Gender identity | Justice | Poverty | Economic development | CitizenshipDDC classification: 396 Summary: 0lthough there have been notable gains for women globally in the last few decades, gender inequality and gender-based inequities continue to impinge upon girls and womens ability to realize their rights and their full potential as citizens and equal partners in decision-making and development. In fact, for every right that has been established, there are millions of women who do not enjoy it. In this2F ok, studies from Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan A2F ca and South Asia are prefaced by an introductory chapter that links current thinking on gender justice to debates on citizenship, entitlements, and law and development. A concluding chapter situates the discussion of gender justice, citizenship, and entitlements in current development debates on poverty alleviation and social exclusion. The book brings together multidisciplinary perspectives from leading feminist scholars of sociology, political science and legal studies, among others, and in doing so, provides new insights for both advocacy and research.
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0lthough there have been notable gains for women globally in the last few decades, gender inequality and gender-based inequities continue to impinge upon girls and womens ability to realize their rights and their full potential as citizens and equal partners in decision-making and development. In fact, for every right that has been established, there are millions of women who do not enjoy it. In this2F ok, studies from Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and sub-Saharan A2F ca and South Asia are prefaced by an introductory chapter that links current thinking on gender justice to debates on citizenship, entitlements, and law and development. A concluding chapter situates the discussion of gender justice, citizenship, and entitlements in current development debates on poverty alleviation and social exclusion. The book brings together multidisciplinary perspectives from leading feminist scholars of sociology, political science and legal studies, among others, and in doing so, provides new insights for both advocacy and research.

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