Development Studies A

30 credits

Reading list, Bachelor's level, 2SK021

A revised version of the reading list is available.

Main group 1

Main group 2

  • Kabbani, Rana, Imperial Fictions: Europe Myth's of the Orient, Indiana University Press: Bloomington (pp. 1-13 & 67-85), 2009
  • Sayyid, S, Mirror Mirror: Western Democrats, Oriental Despots?,, Ethnicities, 5; (30-50), 2005Compulsory
  • Prakash, Gyan, Orientalism now, History & Theory vol. 34, no. 3 (199-212), 1995
  • Liddle, Joanna; Rai, Shirin, Feminism, Imperialism and Orientalism: The Challenge of the 'Indian Woman, Women's History Review, Vol.7. No.4, (pp.495-519), 1998
  • Mohanty, Chandra, Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses, Feminist Review, 30, (pp.61-88), 1988Compulsory
  • Chaudhuri, Nupur, Memshahibs and their servants in nineteenth century India, Women's History Review, 3:4, (pp. 549-562), 1994Compulsory
  • McClintock, Anne, Imperial leather: race, gender and sexuality in the colonial contest, London, Routledge, 1995Compulsory
  • Thapar-Björkert, Suruchi; Ryan, Louise, Mother India and Mother Ireland: Comparative Gendered Dialogues of Colonialism and nationalism in the early 20 century, Women's Studies International Forum, Volume 25, Issue 3, May-June, (pp. 301-313), 2002Compulsory
  • Gender and imperialism, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 1998
  • Chadya, Joyce M, Mother Politics: Anti-colonial Nationalism and the Woman Question in Africa, Journal of Women's History - Volume 15, Number 3,(pp. 153-157), 2003
  • Johnson, Cheryl, Grass Roots Organizing: Women in Anticolonial Activity in Southwestern Nigeria, African Studies Review, Vol. 25, No. 2/3, pp. 137-157, 1982
  • Djamila Amrane-Minne, Daniele; Abu-Haidar, Farida, Women and Politics in Algeria from the War of Independence to Our Day, Research in African Literatures, Vol.30, No.3 (62-77), 1999
  • Parpart, Jane L, Who is the 'Other'?: A Postmodern Feminist Critique of Women and Development Theory and Practice, Development and Change, Volume 24 Issue 3, Pages 439 - 464, 1993Compulsory
  • Razavi, Shahra, Fitting Gender into Development Institutions, World Development, Vol.25, No.7, (1111-1125), 1997
  • Marchand, Marianne H.; Parpart, Jane L., Feminism, postmodernism, development, London, Routledge, 1995
  • Kabeer, Naila, Reversed realities: gender hierarchies in development thought, London, Verso, 1994
  • Chua, Peter; Bhavnani, Kum-Kum; Foran, John, Women, culture, development: a new paradigm for development studies?, Part of: Ethnic and racial studies., vol. 23, no. 5, 2000, p. 820–841Compulsory
  • Nederveen Pieterse, Jan, After Post Development, Third World Quarterly, Vol.21, No.2 (175-191), 2000
  • Lugalla, J, The Impact of Structural Adjustment Policies on Women and Children's Health in Tanzania, Review of African Political Economy, No.63, Vol.22, March, 1995Compulsory
  • Patel, Vibhuti, Women and Structural Adjustment in India, Social Scientist, Vol.22, No.3/4, (pp.16-34)., 1994
  • George, Susan, Down the Great Financial Drain: How Debt and the Washingtom Consensus destroy development and create poverty, Development, 50 (2), (4-11), 2007Compulsory
  • Kaimowitz, David; Thiele, Graham, The Effects of Structural Adjustment on Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Lowland Bolivia, World Development Vol. 27, No. 3. (505-520), 1999
  • Amalric, Franck; Banuri, Tariq, Population: Malady or Symptom?, Third World Quarterly, Vol. 15, No. 4 (pp.691-706), 1994
  • Sudha, S; Irudaya Rajan, S, Female Demographic Disadvantage in India 1981-1991: Sex Selective Abortions and Female Infanticide, Development and Change Vol. 30 (pp.585-618), 1999Compulsory
  • Sen, Armartya, More than 100 million women are missing, Part of: The New York review of books.
  • Bhat, R L; Sharma, Namita, ) Mising Girls: Evidence from some North Indian States, Indian Journal of Gender Studies, 13/3 (pp.351-373), 2006Compulsory
  • Kaldor, Mary, New and old wars: organized violence in a global era., Cambridge, Polity Press in association with Blackwell, 1999Compulsory
  • Kalyvas, Stathis N., "New"and"old"civil wars - a valid distinction?, Part of: World politics: a quarterly journal of international relations, p. 99–108Compulsory
  • Dowden, Richard, The Rwandan Genocide: How the Press Missed the Story, African Affairs , 103, (pp.283-290), 2004Compulsory
  • Keen, David, A Rational Kind of Madness, Oxford Development Studies, Vol. 25, No. 1, (pp.67-75), 1997Compulsory
  • Thapar-Bjorkert, Suruchi; Morgan, Karen; Yuval-Davis, Nira, Framing gendered identities: local conflicts/global violence, Part of: Women's studies international forum: a multidisciplinary journal ..., vol. 29, no. 5, 2006, p. 433–538Compulsory
  • Fluri, Jennifer, The Beautiful 'Other' a critical examination of 'western' representations of Afghan feminine corporeal modernity, 2009Compulsory
  • Alison, Miranda, Women as Agents of Political Violence: Gendering Security, Security Dialogue vol. 35, no. 4, December 2004 (pp.447-464), 2004Compulsory
  • Stoler, Ann Laura, Carnal knowledge and imperial power: race and the intimate in colonial rule, Berkeley, University of California Press, c2002Compulsory
  • Nagel, Joane, Masculinity and nationalism: gender and sexuality in the making of nations, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 1998Compulsory
  • Kampwirth, Karen, The Mother of the Nicaraguans: Dona Violeta and the UNO's Gender Agenda, Latin American Perspectives, 1996
  • Burchianti, Margaret, Building Bridges of Memory: The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo and the Cultural Politics of Maternal Memories, History and Anthropology, 2004Compulsory
  • Sen, Amartya, Development as freedom., Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2001Compulsory
  • Papart, Jane; Connelly, Patricia; Barriteau, V. Eudine, Theoretical Perspectives on Gender and Development, IDRC, 2000
  • Corbridge, Stuart, The (im)possibility of development studies, Economy and Society, 2007Compulsory
  • Pender, John, From 'structural adjustment 'to 'comprehensive development framework': conditionality transformed?, Third World Quarterly, 2001Compulsory
  • Cerruti, M, Economic Reform, Structural Adjustment and Female Labor Force Participation in Buenos Aires, Argentina, World Development, 2000
  • Feminist visions of development: gender, analysis and policy, New York, Routledge, 1998Compulsory
  • Kaldor, Mary, Inconclusive wars: is Clausewitz still relevant in these global times?, Global Policy, 2010Compulsory
  • Giles, Wenona Mary; Hyndman, Jennifer, Sites of violence: gender and conflict zones, Berkeley, University of California Press, cop. 2004Compulsory
  • Enloe, Cynthia H., Maneuvers: the international politics of militarizing women's lives, Berkeley, Calif., Univ. of California Press, cop. 2000Compulsory
  • Harrington, Carol, Peacekeeping and Prostitution in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo, Lund University, 2003Compulsory
  • Nuttall, Sarah, Girl Bodies, Social Text, 2004Compulsory
  • On the battleground of women's bodies: mass rape in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Part of: Affilia: journal of women and social workCompulsory
  • Moser, Caroline O. N.; Clark, Fiona C., Victims, perpetrators or actors?: gender, armed conflict and political violence, London, Zed, cop. 2001Compulsory

Main group 3

* Compulsory