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- Soup kitchens, women and social policy: studies from Peru
In 1996 the Peruvian NGOs ALTERNATIVA, FOVIDA and INCAFAM spoke to many soup kitchen members, all women, to establish how they felt about the work and the future of the kitchens. The author reports on the connected activities sometimes run by these organi ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:59
- Gender, development, and training: raising awareness in the planning process
Several decades of development experience have yielded a wealth of findings about the key assumptions, procedures, and practices by which women have been marginalised in development planning. The value of these insights lies not only in highlighting flawe ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:04
- Translation in cross-cultural research: an example from Bolivia
Translation raises ethical and epistemological dilemmas inherent in cross-cultural research. The process of communicating research participants’ words in a different language and context may impose another conceptual scheme on their thoughts. This may rei ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:07
- Women and conflict transformation: influences, roles, and experiences
At first glance it would appear that despite women's vital participation in peace-making processes, they are for the most part marginalised or belittled. However, moving away from the idea of women as outsiders and/or victims, we find evidence of their in ...
Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 18:10
- Female Well-Being: Toward A Global Theory of Social Change
Author: Mancini Billson, Janet and Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban (eds.) Publisher: Lon ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:48
- Whose Development? An Ethnography of Aid
Author: Crewe, Emma and Elizabeth Harrison Issue: ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-07 13:31
- The Human Rights Watch Global Report on Women's Human Rights
Author: Human Rights Watch Issue: Volume 7, N ...
Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 20:54
- Social and Gender Analysis in Natural Resource Management: Learning Studies and Lessons from Asia
Author: Vernooy, Ronnie (ed.) Publisher: New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, CA, London: ...
Book review - admin - 2009-12-17 13:18
- No visible difference: a women's empowerment process in a Cambodian NGO
The lives of female Cambodian NGO staff are characterised by the contradictions of apparent freedom and multiple invisible constraints on their behaviour and choices. An empowerment process facilitated by an expatriate did not produce the expected respo ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2011-08-05 16:00
- Time poverty, gender and well-being: lessons from the Kyrgyz Swiss Swedish Health Programme
Time poverty methodologies are a response to the failure of income-based measures of poverty to reflect gendered aspects of well-being. However, national time use surveys normally fail to examine issues around women and men's qualitative evaluation of t ...
Abstract - dwardle - 2013-02-25 16:08