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  • Course No: HS 511
  • Course: MA in Development Studies
  • Semester: II
  • Title: Gender and Development
  • Stream: Development Studies
  • Description:

    Conceptual Frameworks: Feminist Theories in Historical and Cross -cultural Perspectives, Feminist Epistemology, Gender and Colonialism; Environment: Development and Women�s Lives, Ecofeminism; Ethics and Development: Applied Ethics, Global Bio-Ethics and Changing Gender Relations, Gender, Technology and the Body; Population Politics: Fertility and Family Planning; Religion and Empowerment of Women, Religion and Democracy; Humanitarian Dilemmas: Culture and Health.

     

    Texts:

    1. D. M. Juschka , Feminism in the Study of Religion: A Reader, Continuum International Publishing Group, 2001

    2. K. Kapadia, The Violence of Development: The Politics of Identity, Gender and Social Inequalities in India Zed Books, 2002

    3. V.� Shiva, Staying Alive.: Women, Ecology and Survival in India, Zed Press, New Delhi,1988

    4. M. U. WalkerMoral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics , Routledge, 1998

    5. S. Benhabib, Situating the Self: Gender, Community, and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics,�

    Routledge, 1992

     

    References:

     

    1. L. Sargent. Boston (Ed), Women and Revolution, South End Press, 1981

    2. S. M. Wolf, Feminism & Bioethics: Beyond Reproduction, Oxford University Press US, 1996

    3. T. Banuri and M. MahmoodJust Development: Beyond Adjustment with a Human Face , Oxford

    University Press, 1997

    4. M. K. Raj and�� R. M. Sudarshan, Gender, Population and Development, Oxford University Press,

    1998

    5. M. Porter and E. R. Judd, Feminists Doing Development: A Practical Critique, Zed Books, 1999

  • Text:

    D. M. Juschka , Feminism in the Study of Religion: A Reader, Continuum International Publishing Group, 2001^$^K. Kapadia, The Violence of Development: The Politics of Identity, Gender and Social Inequalities in IndiaZed Books, 2002^$^V. Shiva, Staying Alive.: Women, Ecology and Survival in India, Zed Press, New Delhi,1988^$^ M. U. Walker, Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics , Routledge, 1998^$^ S. Benhabib, Situating the Self: Gender, Community, and Postmodernism in Contemporary Ethics, Routledge, 1992

  • Course References:

    L. Sargent. Boston (Ed), Women and Revolution, South End Press, 1981^$^S. M. Wolf, Feminism & Bioethics: Beyond Reproduction, Oxford University Press US, 1996^$^T. Banuri and M. Mahmood, Just Development: Beyond Adjustment with a Human Face , Oxford University Press, 1997^$^M. K. Raj and R. M. Sudarshan, Gender, Population and Development, Oxford University Press, 1998^$^M. Porter and E. R. Judd, Feminists Doing Development: A Practical Critique, Zed Books, 1999