10 classic reads on gender and development

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Looking for a career in development with a focus on gender? Here are ten ‘classic’ reads to add to your library...

10 classic reads on gender and development

  1. 1. #DevReads 10 books you should read if you’d like to work in gender and development
  2. 2. #DevReads Looking for a career in development with a focus on gender? Here are ten ‘classic’ reads to add to your library...
  3. 3. Tools for the Field: Methodologies Handbook for Gender Analysis in Agriculture Find this book on Google Books Find this book on Amazon Hilary Sims Feldstein, Janice Jiggins (editors)
  4. 4. Gender Analysis in Development Planning: A Case Book. Aruna Rao, Mary B. Anderson, Catherine Overholt Find this book on Google Books Find this book on Amazon
  5. 5. Assessing the gender impact of development projects: case studies from Bolivia, Burkina Faso and India Vera Gianotten, Verona Groverman, Edith van Wilsum, Lida Zuid Find this book on Google Books Find this book on Amazon
  6. 6. Gender Planning and Development: Theory, Practice and Training Find this book on Amazon FInd this book on Google Books Caroline Moser
  7. 7. Power, Gender and Social Change in Africa Find this book on Google Books by Muna Ndulo (Author, Editor) Margaret Grieco (Editor) Find this book on Amazon
  8. 8. Making the Strongest Links: A practical guide to mainstreaming gender analysis in value chain development Find this book on Google Books Find this book on the ILO website Linda Mayoux, Grania Mackie, International Labour Office
  9. 9. The Women, Gender and Development Reader Find this book on Google Books Find this book on Amazon Nalini Visvanathan, Lynn Duggan, Nan Wiegersma and Laurie Nisonoff
  10. 10. Gender and Social Protection in the Developing World: Beyond Mothers and Safety Nets Find this book on Amazon Find this book on Google Books Rebecca Holmes, Nicola Jones
  11. 11. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Find this book on Google Books Find this book on Amazon Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
  12. 12. Reversed Realities: Gender Hierarchies in Development Thought Find this book on Amazon Naila Kabeer Find this book on Google Books
  13. 13. Watch Dr. Morris' webinar on gender-focused careers in development How did we create this list? This is a list of compiled recommendations from gender expert, Dr. Patricia Morris, Director of Development and Training Services’ Gender Practice, and the Devex community on LinkedIn. Want to recommend a book to add to this list? Comment below and tell us or tweet @devex #DevReads.

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