Gendering the World Bank

Neoliberalism and the Gendered Foundations of Global Governance

  • Penny Griffin

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

  • Penny Griffin
    • 1
  1. 1.University of New South WalesAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30427-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-23388-1
  • About this book