Women in international development

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Texas A & M University , College Station
Women -- Developing countries., Women in development -- Developing count
StatementSusan Tiano ... [et al.]
SeriesThe President"s world university series -- no. 2., President"s world university series -- no. 2.
ContributionsTiano, Susan., Texas A & M University.
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL17782930M

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Women in Development: Issues and Problems 6. Women, Development, and the UN Synthesizing insights from the extensive literature on women and development and from her own broad experience, internationally noted development economist and activist Devaki Jain reviews the evolution of the UN's programs aimed at benefiting the women of developing nations and the impact of women's ideas about rights, equality, and social justice on UN thinking and practice regarding development.

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Now in a fully revised second edition, the editors expertly present the impacts of social, political and economic change by reviewing such topical issues as migration, persistent structural discrimination, the global recession, and climate change.

Approached from a. Women in Development (WID) was a term coined in early ’s, and was first used by the Women’s Committee of Washington DC, Chapter of the Society for International Development.

The term was subsequently adopted by the UN and other international aid agencies including USAID. The underlying rationale behind this approach was the philosophy that women.Reviewed by Jeana Jorgensen, Instructor, Butler University on 2/8/ Comprehensiveness rating: 4 see less.

The book seems fairly comprehensive in its global scope, though as other reviewers have noted, there is an almost exclusive focus on developing nations and the Global South, which might seem to imply that women in developed nations and the Global North are not still struggling/5(5).