Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781780325835 Published March 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $143.95 ISBN: 9781780325842 Published March 2014 For sale in North and South America only

Feminisms, Empowerment and Development

Changing Women's Lives

Edited by Andrea Cornwall and Jenny Edwards

Feminisms, Empowerment and Development

Edited by Andrea Cornwall and Jenny Edwards

Distributed for Zed Books

344 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781780325835 Published March 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $143.95 ISBN: 9781780325842 Published March 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction: Negotiating Empowerment
Andrea Cornwall and Jenny Edwards

1.Legal Reform, Women’s Empowerment and Social Change: The Case of Egypt
Mulki Al-Sharmani

2.Quotas: A Pathway of Political Empowerment?
Ana Alice Alcantara Costa

3. Advancing Women’s Empowerment or Rolling Back the Gains? Peace Building in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone
Hussaina J. Abdullah

4. Education: Pathway to Empowerment for Ghanaian Women?
Akosua K. Darkwah

5. Paid Work as a Pathway of Empowerment: Pakistan’s Lady Health Worker Programme
Ayesha Khan

6. Steady Money, State Support and Respect Can Equal Women’s Empowerment in Egypt
Hania Sholkamy

7. Changing Representations of Women in Ghanaian Popular Music
Akosua Adomako Ampofo and Awo Mana Asiedu

8. Subversively Accommodating: Feminist Bureaucrats and Gender Mainstreaming
Rosalind Eyben

9. Reciprocity, Distancing and Opportunistic Overtures: Women’s Organizations Negotiating Legitimacy and Space in Bangladesh
Sohela Nazneen and Maheen Sultan

10. Empowerment as Resistance: Conceptualizing Palestinian Women’s Empowerment
Eileen Kuttab

11. Crossroads of Empowerment: The Organization of Women Domestic Workers in Brazil
Terezinha Gonçalves

12. Women’s Dars and the Limitations of Desire: The Pakistan Case
Neelam Hussain

13. The Power of Relationships: Money, Love and Solidarity in a Landless Women's Organization in Rural Bangladesh
Naila Kabeer and Lopita Huq

14. Women Watching Television: Surfing between Fantasy and Reality
Aanmona Priyadarshini and Samia Afroz Rahim

15. Family, Households and Women's Empowerment through the Generations in Bahia, Brazil: Continuities or Change?
Cecilia M. B. Sardenberg
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