The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Development

Critical Engagements in Feminist Theory and Practice

Editors: Harcourt, Wendy (Ed.)

  • Provides state of the art debates and research on gender and development
  • Aims to open up the traditional boundaries of what is gender and development
  • Unusual approach of critiquing core texts by various scholars which sets it apart from the competition
  • Course potential for Gender and Women's Studies as well as Gender and Development
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With original and engaging contributions, this Handbook confirms feminist scholarship in development studies as a vibrant research field. It reveals the diverse ways that feminist theory and practice inform and shape gender analysis and development policies, bridging generations of feminists from different institutions, disciplines and regions.

About the authors

Wendy Harcourt is Associate Professor in Critical Development and Feminist Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University, The Netherlands. She joined the ISS in 2011 after 20 years working at the Society for International Development as Editor of the journal Development and Director of Programmes. She has edited 10 books including her monograph Body Politics in Development: Critical Debates in Gender and Development, winner of the 2010 Feminist Women Studies Association Book Prize. Harcourt is also editor of the Palgrave Series Gender, Development and Social Change.

Table of contents (44 chapters)

  • Introduction: Dilemmas, Dialogues, Debates

    Harcourt, Wendy

    Pages 1-10

  • The Coloniality of Gender

    Lugones, Maria

    Pages 13-33

  • On Gender and Its ‘Otherwise’

    Walsh, Catherine

    Pages 34-47

  • Gender and Equivocation: Notes on Decolonial Feminist Translations

    Costa, Claudia

    Pages 48-61

  • The Coloniality of Gender as a Radical Critique of Developmentalism

    Icaza, Rosalba (et al.)

    Pages 62-73

Buy this book

eBook $159.00
price for USA (gross)
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  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $210.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-38272-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Development
Book Subtitle
Critical Engagements in Feminist Theory and Practice
Editors
  • Wendy Harcourt
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-38273-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-38273-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-38272-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVII, 660
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