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Patrons of Women: Literacy Projects and Gender Development in Rural Nepal

By: Esther Hertzog

Price: $16.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 101503

ISBN: 9789382264613

Condition: New


Assuming that women’s empowerment would accelerate the pace of social change in rural Nepal the World Bank urged the Nepali government to undertake a Gender Activities Project within an ongoing long-term water-engineering scheme. The author an anthropologist specializing in bureaucratic organizations and gender studies was hired to monitor the project. Analyzing her own experience as a practicing development expert she shows how the project intended to benefit women th... View more info