Women and Development in Africa: How Gender Works, 2nd EditionMichael Kevane
|ISBN: 978-1-58826-980-5 |
|2014/329 pages/LC: 2014016145 |
This new edition of Women and Development in Africa incorporates the results of more than a decade of new empirical and theoretical research. Michael Kevane provides a broad overview of the sources of underdevelopment in Africa and the role of gender in economic transactions, as well as a cogent analysis of the gendered realities of such issues as land rights, the control of labor, the marriage market, health care, education, and political representation.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Michael Kevane is associate professor of economics at Santa Clara University.
- Exploring Gender and Development.
- Women and Development in Africa.
- Models and Methods.
- The Land Tenure Rights of African Women.
- Constraints and Opportunities in the World of Work.
- The Marriage Market.
- Bargaining Power at Home.
- Preferring Sons over Daughters.
- The Gendering of Education.
- Getting Capital to women.
- Emerging Social Movements For—and Against—Gender Equality.