Institutions, relations and outcomes: a framework and case studies for gender-aware planning

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The absence of gender awareness in policy and planning in the past has given rise to a variety of efficiency, welfare, and equity costs. This book develops an analytical framework and a set of tools which can assist planners, as well as trainers, to ensure that gender is systematically integrated into different aspects of their work. It offers an inventory of the kinds of assumptions which lead to gender-blind policy, and assesses integrationist and transformatory strategies by feminist advocates to influence the mainstream policy agenda. An analytical framework for examining the gender inequalities generated by key institutions through which development takes place occupies a central place in the book.

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Contents

An Institutional Perspective on Gender Inequality
3
Beyond Myths
49
Every Blade of Green
80
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Naila Kabeer is Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex.

Ramya Subrahmanian is Lecturer at Sussex University.