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Feminism/Postmodernism/Development by Professor Marianne H. Marchand
Book DescriptionIn a world where global restructuring is leading to both integration and fragmentation, the meaning and practice of development are increasingly contested. New voices from the South are challenging Northern control over development. Feminism/Postmodernism/Development is a comprehensive study of this power struggle. It examines new issues, "voices", and dilemmas in development theory and practice. Drawing on the experiences of women from Africa, Latin America, and Asia, as well as women of colour, this collection questions established development practices and suggests the need to incorporate issues such as identity, representation, indigenous knowledge, and political action. Feminism/Postmodernism/Development acknowledges the importance of Third World and minority women's experiences. It acknowledges their importance for development and suggests that postmodernist insights can enhance their quest for empowerment.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415105248
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Aug-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Professor Marianne H. Marchand
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Waging Gendered Wars, Hardback (February 2014)
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Resisting Gendered Norms, Hardback (November 2013)» View all books by Professor Marianne H. Marchand
Departing from James Scott's idea that oppression and resistance are in constant change, Resisting Gendered Norms provides us with a compelling account on the nexus between gender, resistance and gender-based violence in Cambodia. To illustrate how resistance is often carried out in the tension between, on the one hand.
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