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Readings in Gender and Development Engendering National and Global Policies

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ISBN-10: 1934269646

ISBN-13: 9781934269640

Edition: 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Chineze J. Onyejekwe

List price: $38.95
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"Readings in Gender and Development: Engendering National and Global Policies" is a comprehensive and intellectually rich compendium of a carefully crafted synthesis of the major themes associated with 'gender and development'. It covers a wide spectrum of issues of concern to women. With gender inequality at the core, topics covered include poverty as capability deprivation, advertising and the exploitation of female sexuality, globalization's impact on women's welfare, gender-based violence, war and conflict situations, refugee issues, human trafficking issues, HIV/AIDS pandemic, ICTs and the digital divide, the role of microfinance in women's empowerment, and so on. The role of the…    
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Book details

List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cognella, Inc.
Publication date: 7/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 156
Language: English

A sociologist with specialization in "Gender and Development," Dr. Chineze J. Onyejekwe is currently adjunct faculty at the Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Department of Women's and Gender Studies. To broaden her educational career, she took a Masters degree in Industrial and Labor Relations (MILR) and subsequently, a Doctorate degree in Sociology at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and the University of Durban-Westville (now University of Kwazulu-Natal), Durban, South Africa, respectfully. She believes that living in many countries has increased her understanding of different cultures. Dr. Onyejekwe has also written extensively on various aspects of gender and development issues…