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- DescriptionThe book derives from a meeting of more than 120 scientists, politicians and practitioners from 34 countries - people of very diverse backgrounds - who came together to discuss the extent of gains made by rural women after 25 years of increasingly gendered development. It was a time to ask whether agricultural interventions (projects or policies) initiated, funded and implemented in the name of women's development had made any difference? The general conclusion was: yes. But, neither as much as needed, r as sustainable as hoped for. Research reported in this volume shows that women do t automatically gain from development interventions even if they were explicitly singled out for attention, and gains for women in one area of their life can entail losses in ather.
- Author BiographyThe Editors: Patrick Webb is on the Faculty of the School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, USA. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economic Geography from University of Birmingham, UK; and was a visiting Professor at the Center for Tropical Agriculture, Hohenheim, Germany. Katinka Weinberger is a Socio-Economist at the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center in Tainan, Taiwan. She received her Ph.D. from University of Kiel, Germany and was a research fellow at the Center for Development Research, (ZEF) Bonn.
- PublisherPeter Lang AG
- Date of Publication01/11/2001
- SubjectGender Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies
- Series TitleDevelopment Economics & Policy
- Series Part/Volume Number23
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- ImprintPeter Lang AG
- Content Notenum fig. and tables
- Weight370 g
- Width148 mm
- Height210 mm
- Edited byKatinka Weinberger,Patrick Webb
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