Women and development in the Third World by Janet Henshall Momsen

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Developing countries

Subjects:

  • Women in development -- Developing countries -- Case studies.,
  • Sexual division of labor -- Developing countries -- Case studies.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [106]-111) and index.

Book details

StatementJanet Henshall Momsen.
SeriesRoutledge introductions to development
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1240.5.D44 M66 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 115 p. :
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1882859M
ISBN 100415016959
LC Control Number90043653

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Postcolonial feminism is a form of feminism that developed as a response to feminism focusing solely on the experiences of women in Western cultures and former colonies. Postcolonial feminism seeks to account for the way that racism and the long-lasting political, economic, and cultural effects of colonialism affect non-white, non-Western women in the postcolonial world.

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world economy booming, demand for third-world products rose. This provided third-world governments with the capital they needed to devel-op their industry and infrastructure.

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