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Patrons of women : literacy projects and gender development in rural Nepal

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Berghahn Books, New York, p.259 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LC157 .N35 H47 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9315651

Keywords:

Literacy programs--Nepal, Rural women--Nepal--Social conditions, Sex discrimination against women--Nepal, Women in rural development--Nepal

Abstract:

Contents: The vulnerable patron: playing the role of a foreign gender consultant -- Instrumental patronage: Leon and Hanna -- Marginalizing economic activities, profiting from literacy classes -- The role of economic activities in negotiating consent -- The seminar: the successful failure of the women's empowerment project -- Gender and the phantom budget.

Publication Language:

eng