Development and the Transformation of Women's Capabilities. Part I

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: 418
RC09 Social Transformations and Sociology of Development (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Ulrike M.M. SCHUERKENS, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris and University Lille 3, France and Tamara HERAN, École Hautes Études Sciences Sociales, Chile
The Promise and the Reality: Women's Empowerment in Rwanda (Oral Presentation)
Pamela ABBOTT, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Widowhood Practices Among the Edo People in Nigeria: Continuity and Change (Oral Presentation)
Charles IRUONAGBE, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, Nigeria

Women's Capabilities and Empowerment in Lusaka Zambia (Oral Presentation)
Lwendo Moonzwe DAVIS, ICF International, USA

Practicing Women's Agency: Women's Participation in Local Spaces in South Africa and Kerala (Oral Presentation)
Michelle WILLIAMS, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; Berit AASEN, Norwegian Inst Urban & Regional Res, Norway; Guro AANDAHL, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Norway

Saemaul Undong and Beyond: Upgrading the Opportunities and Capabilities of Women in 1970s' South Korea and Kenya Today (Oral Presentation)
Yunjeong YANG, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea; Millicent Waraiciri MWANGI, Kenya Institute of Business Training, Kenya