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Gendering the World Bank

Neoliberalism and the Gendered Foundations of Global Governance


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Neoliberalism, Gender and Global Governance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-22
    2. Penny Griffin
      Pages 49-82
    3. Penny Griffin
      Pages 83-109
  3. Gender in/and World Bank Policy-Making

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 211-243

About this book


Gendering the World Bank provides an unusual, wide-ranging and accessible account of the constitution and effects of discourses of neoliberal governance. Paying particular attention to how gender matters in and to contemporary global governance, the author focuses in particular on the development discourse of the World Bank.


constitution economy gender global governance Governance neoliberalism Policy policy-making

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of New South WalesAustralia

About the authors

PENNY GRIFFIN is Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking


Winner of the BISA International Political Economy Group Book Prize 2010