Hertzog, Esther.

Patrons of women : literacy projects and gender development in rural Nepal / Esther Hertzog. - New Delhi : Cambridge University Press India Pvt. Ltd., 2011. - xvii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The vulnerable patron: playing the role of a foreign gender consultant -- Instrumental patronage: Leon and Hanna -- Marginalizing economic activities, profiting from literacy classes -- The role of economic activities in negotiating consent -- The seminar: the successful failure of the women's empowerment project -- Gender and the phantom budget.

9789382264613 (hbk.)


Literacy programs--Nepal.
Rural women--Social conditions.--Nepal
Women in rural development--Nepal.
Sex discrimination against women--Nepal.

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