- By Nancy Cook

Gender, Identity, and Imperialism: Women Development Workers in Pakistan

  • Title: Gender, Identity, and Imperialism: Women Development Workers in Pakistan
  • Author: Nancy Cook
  • ISBN: 9781403979919
  • Page: 216
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Gender Identity and Imperialism Women Development Workers in Pakistan This book is an ethnographic study of a group of Western women development workers living in Gilgit northern Pakistan It focuses on their efforts to construct comfortable lives and identities while t

    This book is an ethnographic study of a group of Western women development workers living in Gilgit, northern Pakistan It focuses on their efforts to construct comfortable lives and identities while temporarily working abroad in this Muslim community It also analyses the political consequences of their actions, addressing the ways in which these women perpetuate and rThis book is an ethnographic study of a group of Western women development workers living in Gilgit, northern Pakistan It focuses on their efforts to construct comfortable lives and identities while temporarily working abroad in this Muslim community It also analyses the political consequences of their actions, addressing the ways in which these women perpetuate and resist unequal global power relations in their everyday lives The author traces the legacy of many of these relations from the colonial period into the present, and provides ideas about how they can be changed to realise a just global social reality.

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