Geography of gender in the Third World
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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Developing countries.

Subjects:

  • Women in development.,
  • Sexual division of labor -- Developing countries.,
  • Sex role -- Developing countries.,
  • Social change.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Janet Henshall Momsen and Janet G. Townsend.
ContributionsMomsen, Janet Henshall., Townsend, Janet G., 1944-, Women and Geography Study Group of the IBG.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1240 .G46 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination424 p. :
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2721089M
ISBN 100887064418, 088706440X
LC Control Number86014564

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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Includes papers from a meeting of the Women and Geography Study Group of the Institute of British Geographers. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Written by members of the Women & Geography Study Group of the Institute of British Geographers. Geography of gender in the Third World by Janet H Momsen (Editor), Janet Townsend (Editor) starting at $ Geography of gender in the Third World has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books .   Of the many critiques of the “Third World” as concept, this edited volume is considered a classic. Mohanty’s introductory chapter, “Cartographies of Struggle,” provides a key overview of feminism and the Third World, while her highly cited chapter “Under Western Eyes” provides a scathing critique of the idea of the “Third World.

The label of "Third World" covers half the land surface and three quarters of the population of the planet. The problems and potential of this region and its peoples are attracting increasing concern and interest. Fully revised and updated this edition includes: * a wealth of photographic and line illustrations * boxed case studies * chapter summaries * guides to further reading Issues of. Book Review. Geography of gender in the third world Edited by Janet Henshall Momsen and Janet Townsend Hutchinson Education, London, , pp. DR Rosalind Eyben. Overseas Development Administration. Search for more papers by this author. DR . Is part of Book Title Geography of gender in the Third World Author(s) Janet Henshall Momsen, Janet G. Townsend, Women and Geography Study Group of the IBG. Date Publisher Hutchinson, State University of New York Press Pub place Albany, London Edition U.S. ed ISBN , X,   This edited book provides an overview of gender studies within geography by several feminist geographers. The book is organized into the following themes: contexts, work, city, body, environment, and state/nation. Raju, S., ed. Gendered Geographies: Space and Place in the South Asia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, E-mail Citation».

  In contrast, the reader of Momsen and Townsend's Geography of Gender in the Third World will be stimulated by the potential of its ideas. This book is full of contradictions, lacks a theoretical consensus, is largely ahistorical, is alternatively pedantic and provocative, and makes no clear statement of the specific contribution that. The specific social role of third gender people varies greatly from society to society. For example, bissu is one of the five genders recognized by the Bugis people of Indonesia. Bissu have their own distinctive type of clothing and act as religious specialists with roles in ritual that cannot be perfomed by men or women (Peletz ). A geography of the third world by W. T. S. Gould, unknown edition, - 2nd ed.   Introduction. Reducing gender inequality is a major global policy concern. Goal 5 of the recently ratified Sustainable Development Goals is “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.”The pathway under this goal (Goal 5a) is via reforms that give women equal rights and access to economic, financial and natural resources [].One reason gender equality is so high on the.