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Harvesting Feminist Knowledge for Public Policy: Rebuilding Progress

Key Themes from the Chapters in This BookKey Public Policy AlternativesReforms in Economic ReasoningGrowth That "Bubbles Up" Rather Than "Trickles Down"Socially Useful Banking and Finance, at Macro as well as Micro Levelsjust and Democratic Public FinanceSocially Responsible Markets and Fair TradeSupport for Equitable Property RightsEconomic and Social Rights as an Objective of Economic PolicyConclusionReferencesEconomics for a Post-crisis World. Putting Social Justice First The Good Economy and the Good Life: From Utility to CapabilityRethinking Economies, Recognizing Unpaid WorkEntitlement Failure and Economic SuccessHuman Rights as an Anchor for EntitlementsSocial Production, Social Investment, Social ConsumptionJust and Democratic Public FinanceReferences"Rebooting". Is Not an Option. Toward Equitable Social and Economic DevelopmentThe Roots of Today's Inequality and Global Economic StagnationTrends in Global Inequality and Well-beingFinancial Liberalization: An Undermining Force for Gender Equality and Well-being Central Banks as Engines of Employment GrowthCapital Management Techniques for Economic StabilityCurrency Transactions Taxes and Social InsuranceThe State's Role in Maintaining Full EmploymentConclusionReferencesQuestioning Economic Success through the Lens of HungerGrowing Global InequalityFeminist Analysis and Hunger—The LinkThe Situation in IndiaWhat Went Wrong?The Gender DimensionWas There Another Way? There WasChanging the Measurement of ProgressConclusionReferences and Select BibliographyGlobalization, Labor, and Women's WorkQuestioning Neoliberal GlobalizationLabor Markets and Employment: The Challenges for Feminism and BeyondThe Changing Workplace and the New Labor ContractThe World of Work and International Labor StandardsRethinking Informalization and Precarious WorkThe Care Economy and the Feminization of International MigrationConcluding RemarksReferencesRemoving the Cloak of Invisibility. Integrating Unpaid Household Services in the Philippines' Economic AccountsUN Schizophrenia and the Invisible WomanNonmarket, Therefore NoneconomicProducers of Non-marketed Services Are Therefore Not "Economically Active"The SNA Reasoning in a NutshellThe "Unemployment Virtually Impossible" CardIs a Satellite Account the Answer? No, It Is NotSlow ProgressRemoving the Invisibility: The Philippines ExperienceEffects of the International Conferences on WomenPromising StartWomen in the Philippines EconomyNo EffectPost-Casablanca DevelopmentsRenewed EffortsThe Way Forward—Toward a Tipping PointReferencesPoor Women Organizing for Economic Justice The World of WorkThe Trade Unions and Shram ShaktiLiberalization and the Decline of Voice through Trade UnionsWomen OrganizingWomen Take the LeadWomen Create New Forms and StructuresWith Success Come PitfallsMember-based Organizations of the PoorThe Main Challenge: Scaling UpThe Growth ImpetusScaling Up: Opportunities and DangersPersonal Growth and Mutual TrustAddressing Fear and ResistanceOrganizing InternationallyRepresentationConclusionReferencesGender Dimensions of the World of Work in a Globalized EconomyThe World of Work and Gender EqualityWorking Poverty and GenderMacroeconomic Policy, Employment, and Poverty: Gender ImplicationsConclusions and Implications: Policies and Programs for Poverty Reduction and Advancing Gender Equality in the World of WorkReferencesGender, Global Crises, and Climate ChangeClimate Change and InequalityClimate Change as a Rights and Development PriorityGender Equity and Climate Change in the International FrameworkGender-differentiated ImpactsLinking Climate Change, Global Crises, and GenderThe Food CrisisThe Water CrisisThe Energy CrisisThe Emerging Health CrisisBuilding on Local KnowledgeAdaptation and MitigationAddressing Gender Concerns in Global Policy DocumentsConclusionsReferencesThe Cost of the Commoditization of Food and Water for WomenThe Liberalization of the Water SectorThe Example of SenegalSocial and Gendered Impacts of Water PrivatizationEnvironmental Change, Biofuels, and the Food CrisisWomen are Disproportionately AffectedVoices of Dissent, Organizing for Policy ChangeReferencesModernity, Technology, and the Progress of Women in Japan Problems and ProspectsFactors behind Japan's Human Development and Gender-Gap Index RankingsEducationHealthInfant and Maternal MortalityCauses of DeathHIV and AIDSReproductive and Sexual Health/RightsContraception and AbortionWomen and Scientific and Technological AdvancesWomen ResearchersImpact of Science and Technology Advances on Household LaborNatural Disasters and Women The Effects of Earthquakes on WomenIntegrating Gender into Disaster Preparation and ReliefLaws for Gender Equality in JapanWomen's NGOs in Japan and the International Women's MovementNGOs Active at National LevelNational Women's Committee of UN NGOsInternational Women's Year and the Women's Movement in JapanNGOs and UN ConferencesCEDAW and Japanese NGOsThe Future of Women's NGOsConclusionReferencesEquity in Post-crisis China. A Feminist Political Economy PerspectiveA Feminist Political Economy PerspectiveThe Gendered Effects of the CrisisThe Chinese Response to the Financial CrisisIncreasing ProductivityInvesting in Basic Health CareIncreasing Social AssistanceHow a Gender Perspective could Improve the ResponseConclusionReferencesCuban Development Alternatives to Market-driven EconomiesEconomic Strategies and Social Policies Regarding Female Employment: 1 959-1 989Creating "Spaces of Equality"Promoting Full EmploymentProfessional Training and Leadership SkillsThe Burden of the "Second Shift"The Situation of Women by 1989The Economic Crisis of the 1990sEconomic Recovery MeasuresWomen and the Labor ForceLevels of Salaries and IncomeThe Role of Women in Tackling the CrisisPatriarchal Holdovers ... and New ApproachesConclusion: The Need to Keep Rethinking and Interrogating Cuban RealitiesReferencesChallenges for African Feminism in the Contemporary MomentThe Journey Thus Far: How We Arrived at This MomentThe Difference Made by Women's Knowledge and Agency in Transforming Our WorldsPostcolonial Transition, Global Capital, and Rightwing AgendasBringing Introspection to How We are Doing Our FeminismReferences"Progressive Masculinities". Oxymoron or Achievable?Feminism, Male Movements, and Gender JusticeOverview of Research on MasculinitiesThe Gender-specific ApproachAn Instrumental ApproachMarginalization and ViolenceThe Transgendered PerspectiveDeconstructing MasculinitiesMasculinity Projects Advancing Gender JusticeConscientizing Male Adolescents (CMA) (Nigeria)Institute Promundo (Brazil)Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) (USA)Gender Public Advocacy Coalition (GPAC) (USA)The MenEngage AllianceParallels with the Women's MovementConclusionReferences
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