, Volume 61, Issue 1–4, pp 9–13 | Cite as

Gender and Development: Looking Back, Looking Forward

  • Wendy HarcourtEmail author


As editor of the Development journal for 23 years, Wendy Harcourt takes a walk down memory lane in order to review the main themes that stand out for her as we consider what lies ahead. She reflects on four major themes which she argues informs development’s past and future: diversity, body politics, post-development and sustainable development.


Diversity Body politics Post-development Sustainable development 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University RotterdamThe HagueThe Netherlands

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