Book Spotlights

Gender Responsive Budgeting in Fragile States: The Case of Timor-Leste

Monica Costa (Routledge, 2018) This book investigates what Gender Responsive Budgeting can deliver for gender equality and state resilience in contexts where the state is weak or prone to violence, such as in Timor-Leste.

Making Gender Equality Happen: Knowledge change and Resistance in EU Gender Mainstreaming

Rosalind Cavaghan (Routledge, 2017) Gender inequality appears irrelevant to most mainstream practitioners working within the State. This book elaborates a method which unpacks the processes involved in policy-making and implementation that help to maintain this situation. Findings are especially useful for practitioners and academics working in fields such as Economic Policy, where resistance to gender- sensitive knowledge is deeply entrenched.