Gender, patriarchy and development in Africa
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Published by Women in International Development, Michigan State University in [East Lansing, Mich.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women in development -- Zimbabwe.,
  • Women -- Zimbabwe -- Social conditions.,
  • Patriarchy -- Zimbabwe.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Jane L. Parpart.
SeriesWorking paper -- #254, Working paper (Michigan State University. Office of Women in International Development) -- #254.
ContributionsMichigan State University. Office of Women in International Development.
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16540363M

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Gender, Patriarchy, and Development in Africa The Zimbabwean Case. Book Chapter. Actions. Copy Citation. Author. Jane Parpart. Part of Book. Patriarchy and Development. Details. August Context. Keywords. Economic development Women. UNU-WIDER United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research. GENDER, PATRIARCHY AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: THE ZIMBABWEAN CASE Introduction Women and men do not always benefit equally from economic development. Patriarchal structures and ideologies, the discursive and material contexts of people's lives, and the extent to which women are emancipated or subordinated in their societies, influence. in Patriarchy and Development. Published in print June it is difficult to provide an accurate assessment about the subordination and emancipation of women in Africa. Although looking into the relationship between the dominant patriarchal ideologies and the access of women to benefits brought about by development is difficult in terms. This book aims to draw out the subtle ties that link gender violence, state patriarchy, and Islamism in the Middle East and North Africa. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the book’s 11 chapters address various aspects of these ties.

The chapters in this book were written for a UNU/WIDER research conference convened to explore two parallel phenomena: the changing position of women and gender relations and the relevance of the concept of patriarchy, and the impact of development — and especially industrialization and wage work — on women and gender. It would be an excellent supplemental reader for many undergraduate courses on women and Africa. (Aili Mari Tripp, Politics & Gender) An insightful book for undergraduates and graduate students with an interest in gender, international development, economics, or African studies. (Aili Mari Tripp, Politics & Gender)Cited by: Media Monitoring Africa, ower atriarch w wsrooms 4 Media Monitoring Africa, ower atriarch w wsrooms 5 Introduction Gender discrimination is pervasive and is known to occur in almost every professional setting. Newsrooms and theFile Size: 1MB. This can be attributed to (or called) patriarchy. Patriarchy is hard to sum up succinctly. Patriarchy, like racism, is a social force that simultaneously shapes and is shaped by unequal power relationships, in this case between genders. Under patriarchy, women are “weak” and men are “strong”. Homosexuality is a threat to gender norms.

Gender and Development: Concepts and Definitions Prepared for the Department for International Development (DFID) for its gender mainstreaming intranet resource by Hazel Reeves and Sally Baden February BRIDGE (development - gender) Institute of Development Studies University of Sussex Brighton BN1 9RE, UK Tel: +44 (0) File Size: KB. chapter defines some key terms— development, gender, gender equality — that are used throughout the book. The focus of the book will be on Africa south of the Sahara Desert, which means that the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern–oriented countries of Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco Exploring Gender and Development 3. The chapters in this book were written for a UNU/WIDER research conference convened to explore two parallel phenomena: the changing position of women and gender relations and the relevance of the concept of patriarchy, and the impact of development—and especially industrialization and wage work—on women and gender. Kate Millett said “our civilization, like all other historical civilizations, is a patriarchy”(Millett,25). Vol. 3. Issue 1., (Jan-Mar.) THE INFLUENCE OF PATRIARCHY ON GENDER ROLES ARCHANA VERMA SINGH Assistant Professor DAV College, Sector, Chandigarh INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND TRANSLATION STUDIES (IJELR)File Size: KB.