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Event

Thu, October 27, 2016 from 04:00pm - 05:30pm  /  CGIS South, S250

Gender Challenges

Book Talk

Bina Agarwal, Professor of Development Economics and Environment at the University of Manchester

Pauline PetersFellow, African Studies Center, Faculty Affiliate, Center for International Development, Harvard University.

Chair: Jacqueline BhabhaFXB Director of Research; Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health; Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Lecturer in Law, Harvard Law School; Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School

This panel will discuss Gender Challenges, a three-volume compendium by Professor Bina Agarwal, who is known for her path-breaking writings on agriculture, property rights, and the environment. The compendium brings together a selection of her essays, written over three decades, and is published by Oxford University Press, 2016. Combining diverse disciplines, methodologies, and cross-country comparisons, the essays challenge standard economic analysis and assumptions from a gender perspective. They provide original insights on a wide range of theoretical, empirical, and policy issues of continuing importance in contemporary debates.

START
Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 04:00pm

END
Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

1027 Agrawal Poster_
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