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"Neoliberalization" as betrayal : state, feminism, and a women's education program in India / Shubhra Sharma.

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Author/Creator:
Sharma, Shubhra.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 274 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-263) and index.
Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: One."Education for Women's Equality and Empowerment": The Manila Samakhya Program (MS) (1989)
  • Two."Getting There, Being There": Using Ethnography, Investigating Ethnography in Chitrakoot and Delhi
  • Three."When I Say We, I Don't Mean Me": Neoliberal Bureaucracy and Techniques of National Governance
  • Four."We Have to Move from Conceptualization to Operationalization": (Un)Easy Relationships between State and Feminism
  • Five."Empowerment Was Never Conceptualized as Entitlement": Problems in Operationalizing a "Feminist" Program
  • Six."Empowerment Should Be Collective": Four "Truth-Tales".
Summary:
Using_initiatives by_non-governmental organizations to promote women's empowerment in rural India, this book draws new conclusions about the three-way relationship between neoliberalism, women's education, and spatialization of the state. Sharma_gets to the heart of the assumptions and blindspots inherent in these programs and makes an important contribution to the debate about the_institutionalization of women's education.
Series:
Comparative feminist studies series.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780230619913
0230619916

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