Recent Submissions

  • From ‘Woman?Blind’ to ‘Man?Kind’ 

    Chant, Sylvia (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/2000)
    Summaries This article considers a series of conceptual, practical and strategic reasons why Gender and Development policy and planning might benefit from incorporating men to a greater degree than has been the case thus ...
  • Men, Masculinities and Development 

    Cornwall, Andrea; White, Sarah C. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/2000)
  • ‘Did the Earth Move?’ 

    White, Sarah C. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/2000)
    Summaries This article offers a critical review of the new masculinities' literature in the light of the continuing dominance of patriarchal relations in society and development institutions. It argues that this necessarily ...
  • Missing Men? 

    Cornwall, Andrea (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/2000)
    Summaries This article explores the implications of missing men for Gender and Development. Men, in all their diversity, are largely missing from representations of ‘gender issues’ and ‘gender relations’ in GAD. Mainstream ...
  • The Spectacle of Men Fighting 

    Greig, Alan (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/2000)
    Summaries The meaning of male violence should be a central concern of Gender and Development (GAD) discourse and practice. Explanations of the nature, and limits, of men's responsibility for such violence increasingly ...
  • Which Men, Why Now? 

    Pearson, Ruth (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/2000)
    Summaries This article interrogates the impulses behind the current interest in men and masculinities within a gender and development framework. It argues that the Women and Development agenda, which was propelled onto ...
  • Changing Women and Avoiding Men 

    Greene, Margaret E. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/2000)
    Summaries Health care researchers have documented that in many settings male social prerogatives powerfully condition women's relationship to health care systems. Particularly in the area of reproductive health care, the ...
  • Alternative Masculinities in South Asia 

    Poudyal, Ranjan (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/2000)
    Summaries Masculinity and its impact on gender relations and the institutionalisation of power exercised by men have been critically commented upon on by activists and academics working on issues related to gender relations. ...
  • Analysing Gender Roles in Community Natural Resource Management 

    Cleaver, Frances (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/2000)
    Summaries This article considers the absence of convincing analyses of gender roles in thinking about community?based natural resource management. It suggests that policies and approaches are inadequately gendered and ...
  • Making Sense of Male Experience 

    Figueroa, Mark (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/2000)
    Summaries During the twentieth century gender achievement in education has undergone a major transformation in the English?speaking Caribbean. Males are now the underachievers on global indicators, especially at the higher ...
  • Why Men? 

    Färnsveden, Ulf; Rönquist, Anders (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/2000)
    Summaries There is today a call for a broader view on gender relations and there are also some signs that men are becoming increasingly involved in the promotion of gender equality. An important principle of Sida's policy ...
  • Addressing Men and Masculinities in GAD 

    Levy, Caren; Taher, Nadia; Vouhé, Claudy (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/2000)
    Summaries The GAD approach in both concept and practice has been inconsistent in its treatment of men and masculinities. In their work on mainstreaming gender in policy and planning, the authors have tried to confront ...