Feminist Post-Development Thought: Rethinking Modernity, Post-colonialism and Representation

By: Kriemild Saunders

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Feminist Post-Development Thought addresses the crucial question of what development means for women. Is it still their best hope of social progress and equality, or does it simply raise false expectations for the future? Contents Abbreviations Acknowledgements Contributors Introduction: Towards a Deconstructive Post-Development Criticism I Aiding Development or Post-Development 1 Lessons from the Field:Rethinking Empowerment, Gender And Development from a Post-(Post-?) Development Perspective Jane Parpart 2 Dismantling the Master’s House with the Master’s Tools? Gender Work in and with Poerrful Bureaucracies 3 Trails of Turquoise: Feminist Enquiry and Counter-development in Ladakh, India II The Feminization of the Global Economy 4 Counter-geographies of Globalization: Feminization of Survival 5 Engendering Globalization in an Era of Transnational Capital: New Cross-Border Alliances and Strategies of Resistance in a post-NAFTA Mexico III More Worldly Feminisms 6 Development:Feminist Theory’s Cul-de-sac 7 Picture More at Variance: Of Desire and Development In the People’s Republic of China 8 Developmentalist Feminism and Neocolonialism In Andean Communities IV The Science Question in Development 9 Mad Cows and Sacred Cows 10 Global Circulations: Nature, Culture and the Possibility of Sustainable Development 11 Do the Marginalized Valorize the Margins? Exploring the Dangers of Difference V Stories From the Field 12 Participatory Research: A Tool in the Production of Knowledge in Development Discourse 13 Ethnographic Acts: Writing Women and Other Political Fields 14 Practising Theory through Women’s Bodies: Public Violence and Women’s Strategies of Power and Place VI Other Bodies 15 Body Politics: Revisiting the Population Question 16 Reproductive Technologies: A Third World Feminist Perspective 17 Gender, Bodies and Cosmos in Mesoamerica References and Bibliography Index. Printed Pages: 368.

Title: Feminist Post-Development Thought: Rethinking Modernity, Post-colonialism and Representation

Author Name: Kriemild Saunders

Categories: Women's Studies, Feminism, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan:

ISBN: 8189013246

ISBN 13: 9788189013240

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 027139

Keywords: Feminism India