Gendering the World Bank: Neoliberalism and the Gendered Foundations of Global Governance

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byPenny Griffin

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Gendering the World Bank provides an unusual, wide-ranging and accessible account of the constitution and effects of discourses of neoliberal governance. Paying particular attention to how gender matters in and to contemporary global governance, the author focuses in particular on the development discourse of the World Bank.

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Gendering the World Bank provides an unusual, wide-ranging and accessible account of the constitution and effects of discourses of neoliberal governance. Paying particular attention to how gender matters in and to contemporary global governance, the author focuses in particular on the development discourse of the World Bank.

PENNY GRIFFIN is Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of New South Wales, Australia.

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Format:PerfectDimensions:243 pages, 8.5 × 5.4 × 0.8 inPublished:March 1, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023021827X

ISBN - 13:9780230218277

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Table of Contents

PART I: NEOLIBERALISM, GENDER AND GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
Discourse, Sex and Gender in Global Governance
Analyzing The Economy
Analyzing the World Bank
PART II: GENDER IN/AND WORLD BANK POLICY-MAKING
World Bank Policy-Making (1): Gender in/and the World Bank
World Bank Policy-Making (2): Reproducing (Economically Viable) Gender Norms
World Bank Policy-Making (3): Gender, HIV/AIDS and Sub-Saharan Africa
Conclusion(s)