The benefits of interdisciplinary dialogue: case studies from the MDGs<br />Elaine Unterhalter<br />Institute of Education...
Translations: Talking across<br />Disciplinary boundaries<br />The jargon of theory and practice<br />The best and worst c...
Found in Translation<br />Aspects of inequity<br />The complex relationships of ownership<br />The salience of gender<br />
Inequity as a cross-cutting problem<br />Meeting the target: crossing the line of minimal levels of provision – $1 a day; ...
Thinking about ownership as a cross disciplinary project<br />Multiple sites, but the significance of states, planning, an...
Positioning gender<br />All the MDGs are concerned with gender<br />Specific women’s rights concerns<br />The debate about...
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Lancet-LIDC Commission on the Millennium Development Goals: The Benefits of Interdisciplinary Dialogue - Professor Elaine Unterhalter, Institute of Education

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Professor Elaine Unterhalter explains why equity should be paramount when drawing up future international development goals.

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Lancet-LIDC Commission on the Millennium Development Goals: The Benefits of Interdisciplinary Dialogue - Professor Elaine Unterhalter, Institute of Education

  1. 1. The benefits of interdisciplinary dialogue: case studies from the MDGs<br />Elaine Unterhalter<br />Institute of Education<br />University of London<br />
  2. 2. Translations: Talking across<br />Disciplinary boundaries<br />The jargon of theory and practice<br />The best and worst cases<br />Indicator ‘fits’ and data gaps<br />‘What about gender?’<br />
  3. 3. Found in Translation<br />Aspects of inequity<br />The complex relationships of ownership<br />The salience of gender<br />
  4. 4. Inequity as a cross-cutting problem<br />Meeting the target: crossing the line of minimal levels of provision – $1 a day; enrolment; presence of a skilled birth attendant<br />Reducing proportions or addressing rights for all?<br />Measuring wealth quintiles – but inequitable relations in multiple sites (relevant to all sectors) become invisible<br />Obscuring heterogeneities<br />
  5. 5. Thinking about ownership as a cross disciplinary project<br />Multiple sites, but the significance of states, planning, and negotiations with the MDG Framework<br />Learning histories<br />Recognising some similarities of implementation- systems, location, donor agendas, the puzzle of global obligation<br />
  6. 6. Positioning gender<br />All the MDGs are concerned with gender<br />Specific women’s rights concerns<br />The debate about global obligation<br />

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