Global perspectives on gender equality : reversing the gaze / edited by Naila Kabeer and Agneta Stark ; with Edda Magnus.Material type: TextSeries: Routledge/UNRISD research in gender and development ; 3Publication details: New York : Routledge, 2008Description: xvii, 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780415963497 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415963494 (hardback : alk. paper)Subject(s): Sex discrimination against women -- Sweden | Sex discrimination against women -- Norway | Sex discrimination against women -- Cross-cultural studiesDDC classification: 305.4209485 LOC classification: HQ1237.5.S86 | G56 2008
"The Expert Group in Development Issues (EGDI)--P. [v]."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reversing the gaze / Naila Kabeer, Edda Magnus, and Agneta Stark -- The transition to mass literacy : comparative insights from Sweden and Pakistan / Haris Gazdar -- Gender and the family in public policy : a comparative view of Argentina and Sweden / Elizabeth Jelin -- Maternalist politics in Norway and the Islamic Republic of Iran / Shahra Razavi -- Challenging the male norm of employment : evidence from Sweden, Norway, and Hungary / Beata Nagy -- Sexual politics and social policy : Swedish policy reviewed / Ramya Subrahmanian -- "Women are like boats" : discourse, policy, and collective action in Sweden and India / Seema Arora-Jonsson -- Quotas and interest representation : South Africa and Sweden in comparative perspective / Shireen Hassim -- What's in that little book? Gender statistics and the Nordic road map toward evidence-based policies in Africa / Bola Akanji -- Institutionalising equality : putting gender issues at the centre in Mexico and Sweden / Francisco Cos-Montiel -- Don't disturb the men : a viable gender equality strategy? / Agneta Stark -- Passion, pragmatism, and the politics of advocacy : the Nordic experience through a "gender and development" lens / Naila Kabeer.