Theoretical Perspectives on Gender and Development
This core module was collaboratively developed and written by the Centre for Gender and Development Studies at the University of the West Indies, the International Women's Tribune Centre in New York, and the Summer Institute for Gender and Development (a joint project of Saint Mary's and Dalhousie Universities in Canada) through a project managed and co-ordinated by COL and funded with the aid of a grant from Canada's International Development Research Centre. This module focuses on the theoretical justification for examining the specific roles and contributions of women to development initiatives.
Connelly, M Patricia
Li, Tania M
Parpart, Jane L
Walker, Anne S
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