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

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

byPenny Griffin

Hardcover | February 27, 2009

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

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Title:Gendering the World Bank: Neoliberalism and the Gendered Foundations of Global GovernanceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:243 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:February 27, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage: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)