SOSC 102U. Lecture Note 9 Alternative Development Frameworks. Main Issues. The definition and meaning of development Major theories on East Asian development Feminist critiques of development theories From Gender and Development Studies to the “Global South Feminist Perspectives”.
Lecture Note 9
Alternative Development Frameworks
Based on Chow Ngai-ling and Deanna M. Lyter, 2002: 27.
In South Korea, the crisis-induced job losses caused the employment fell 3.8% for men, but 7.1 % for women
Impacts of 1997 Financial Crisis on men and women employment in S. Korea
The classification of world nations used in the cold war era: the First World (Western countries such as Western Europe, U. S. and Japan), the Second World (the communist blocks including Soviet Union and China), and the Third World (the rest)
2. The structural transformation of an oppressive society by eliminating gender subordination and all forms of oppression is importantWhich of the following might be strategies proposed by scholars of the Global South Perspectives?
3. To enhance women’s opportunities and participation by increasing their share in resources, land, employment, and income relative to men
4. An increase in women’s control over economic decisions, a guarantee that women’s voices are entered into the definition of development and the making of policy choices, a cut in military expenditures, demilitarization, control over transnational corporations, and land reforms in rural areas