'The collection has become a standard text in most courses related to this topic. The revised edition will prove equally valuable.'
Naila Kabeer, Professor of Development Studies, SOAS
'Will be recommended reading for a long time to come.'
Wendy Harcourt, author of the prize winning Body Politics in Development
'This book brings a fresh, more nuanced and complex perspective to old and new questions about development by linking them to history, to social movements, to politics, to financial institutions, both national and international, and above all, to the key actors in development, ordinary women and men on the ground.'
Urvashi Butalia, Publisher and Writer, Director of Zubaan Books
'The editors should be congratulated for giving a panoramic view of the state of gender relations.'
Strike Mkandla, UNEP Representative to the African Union (AU), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)