Gender studies approaches to the relationships between religion and development.

Abstract

The first part of this literature review introduces the main concepts and theoretical frameworks underpinning a gender-based approach to development. The second part discusses research that is concerned with the impact of religion upon the types of concerns that form the content of gender-development debates (e.g. access to employment, health care, education). The focus is on South Asia and Africa.

Citation

Working Paper No.8, Religions and Development Research Programme, University of Birmingham, UK, 43 pp.

Gender studies approaches to the relationships between religion and development.

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