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Social Exclusion and Gender: Does One Size Fit All?
Social exclusion has become the dominant discourse of disadvantage and need in many European countries, and is increasingly part of social policy approaches in development agencies. It offers an
Gender Analysis of Land: Beyond Land Rights for Women?
Gender analysts of development have worked on land and property relations in poor rural areas for over two decades and the JAC 2003 special issue carried a range of work reflecting some of these
Resolving Risk? Marriage and Creative Conjugality
The idea of rural women as risk-averse food producers has been powerful and persistent and constitutes one of our most enduring generalizations. This contribution begins with some critical thoughts
Gender, irrigation, and environment: Arguing for agency
This paper is not a critique of waterpolicies, or an advocacy of alternatives, but rathersuggests a shift of emphasis in the ways in whichgender analysis is applied to water, development,
Feminist Visions of Development: Gender Analysis and Policy
In the wake of the 4th World Conference on Women this volume brings together leading gender and development scholars who interrogate the last twenty years of work in this area. Feminist Visions of
Feminism Spoken Here: epistemologies for interdisciplinary development research
Development studies is a field characterized by an unusual degree of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research, and therefore is constantly subject both to pressures for the reproduction of
Conjugality as Social Change: A Zimbabwean Case
Abstract Understanding intrahousehold relations between spouses is central to understanding gendered wellbeing in developing countries, and therefore has engaged the attentions of economists,
Introduction: Marriage, Gender Relations and Social Change
Abstract This symposium of articles argue that marriage does not have a fixed relationship to gender inequality, nor does it simply reflect gender relations external to households, but is better