The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Development: Critical Engagements in Feminist Theory and Practice published January 27

The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Development Critical Engagements in Feminist Theory and Practice  Edited By Wendy Harcourt is out!

“The Palgrave Handbook on Gender and Development plunges us straight into some of the most disturbing and important issues of our time.  Global injustice and violence; the nature of care and love; new forms of power and resistance; the politics of knowledge and the politics of sexuality; survival on an injured planet…. - Raewyn Connell, Professor Emeritus at the University of Sydney    “A visionary, and ground-breaking collection that belongs on the bookshelves of everyone concerned with gender justice on a global scale.”    - Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Distinguished Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, Syracuse University   “This excellent collection is a thought provoking, multifaceted dialogue providing  key insights into  feminist analyses, strategies and visions that have shaped gender and development discourse.”  - Shirin M. Rai,  Professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick   “This volume is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding gender and development through a critical lens. This collection brings us closer to truly imagining a feminist future.” - Amy Lind, Mary Ellen Heintz, Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies University of Cincinnati  About the book The Handbook features feminist scholars and activists of different generations who have critically influenced feminist analyses, strategies and visions in gender and development discourse. The contributions encourage readers to go beyond mainstream development institutional discourse and look at how feminist practice and vision (whether in international relations, political ecology or social movements) shape development policy and studies.  

List of Contributors:    
Peggy Antrobus, Marisa Belausteguigoitia, Raewyn Connell, Andrea Cornwall,  Kelly Dombroski Debolina Dutta Anouka van Eerdewijk Alexandra Garita JK Gibson Graham Andil Gosine Wendy Harcourt Rosalba Icaza  Sara de Jong Maryam Khalid Claudia J de Lima Costa Maria Lugones Lyla Mehta Maitrayee Mukhopadhyay Ingrid L Nelson,Sara Niner Padini Nirmal Stella Nyanzi Michal Osterweil Susan Paulson Rosalind Pollack Petchesky V. Spike Peterson Aruna Rao, Shobha Raghuram, Dianne E. Rocheleau, Joanne Sandler, Mansoureh Shojaee, Heather M. Turcotte, Yvonne Underhill-Sem,  Rolando Vázquez, Catherine Walsh,  Xiaoopei He, Nira Yuval-Davis

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