Book Spotlights

Millennium Development Goals Ideas, Interests and Influence

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr (Routledge, 2018) This book critically evaluates the MDG experience from capabilities and human rights perspectives, and questions the use of quantitative targets as an instrument of global governance.

Mainstreaming Unpaid Work: Time-use Data in Developing Policies

Indira Hirway (Oxford University Press) This book establishes the necessity of measuring and incorporating unpaid work in analyzing the critical concerns of an economy.  The book, thus, provides important insights for moving towards gender equality, women’s empowerment, and inclusive national development.