ISBN 9780761936084,Engendering Governance Institutions : State, Market and Civil Society

Engendering Governance Institutions : State, Market and Civil Society

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ISBN 9780761936084
Publisher

SAGE India

Publication Year 2008
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780761936084

ISBN-10 0761936084
Binding

Hard Back

Number of Pages 370 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Gender studies

The question of engendering has emerged as a dominant theme in the development theory and practice in the past few years, mainly due to partial achievement of the desired goals of development in terms of attaining gender equality and women`s empowerment. Most studies in this regard focus largely on engendering the state institutions. But the context of development has changed in developing countries with the introduction of recent economic reforms. Taking note of the changed scenario, this book broadens the framework of analysis of engendering governance institutions by incorporating the institutions of market and civil society, besides the state, with a special focus on India. This book will prove valuable for university students, researchers, teachers, administrators and social activists engaged in women`s empowerment and other advocacy issues. Table of Contents Preface I. ENGENDERING GOVERNANCE: CONCEPTUALISATION Engendering Governance Institutions: An Introduction SMITA MISHRA Panda Gender Mainstreaming, Equity and Good Governance KUMUD SHARMA II. STATE, GENDER AND GOVERNANCE Modernity with Democracy?: Gender and Governance in the People?s Planning Campaign, KERALAM J DEVIKA Role of Grassroots Women`s Networks in Engendering Governance: Case of Mahila Samakhya, Karnataka SANGEETHA PURUSHOTHAMAN and SUCHITRA VEDANTH Human Rights, Panchayats and Women BIDYUT MOHANTY City Consultation as an Approach to Gender Responsive Local Urban Governance: An Experience from UMP-Asia GIRIJA SHRESTHA Redefining an Agenda for Governance: Gender and Policy Planning MEERA VELAYUDHAN III. MARKET, GENDER AND GOVERNANCE Engendering Market Mechanisms NIRMALA BANERJEE Linking the Informal Sector with Mainstream Markets: Case of SEWA Self Employed Women?s Association IV. CIVIL SOCIETY, GENDER AND GOVERNANCE Women?s Movement and Governance: Issues and Challenges INDU AGNIHOTRI Engendering Governance: A Preliminary Enquiry into Formal and Informal Institutions RATNA M SUDARSHAN Engendering Cooperative Governance: Case of Women Dairy Cooperative Societies in Gujarat SMITA MISHRA Panda V. ASSESSMENT OF GENDER SENSITIVITY IN GOVERNANCE Gender Audits as an Input to Engender Governance VIBHUTI PATEL Engendering Governance in Panchayati Raj Institutions: Insights from Karnataka N SHANTHA MOHAN Index
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