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Complicit Sisters: Gender and Women's Issues across North-South Divides

Sara de Jong


This book explores the reflections of women in the global North whose “doing good” work is aimed at improving conditions for other women. It addresses global North-South dynamics in various spaces and locations and brings migration and development together, by using a combined sample of women working for organizations that operate internationally across North-South divides and women who work for local organizations targeting migrant women. The research findings are based on a close analysis of interview material that draws on feminist and global citizenship / civil society theories, and postco ... More

Keywords: gender, race, development, migration, NGO, feminism, aid, postcolonialism, citizenship, civil society

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190626563
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190626563.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sara de Jong, author
Research Fellow, School of Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography, Open University