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|APPENDIX 3 CONTRIBUTORS AUTHORS|
Barbara Bailey is a Senior Lecturer at the University of the West Indies and has been acting as the Regional Coordinator of the Centre for Gender and Development Studies since 1996. Between 1980 and 1996, she was the Specialist Lecturer in Curriculum Studies in the Faculty of Education. While there she also served as Coordinator for the Women and Development Studies Programme, between 1992 and 1994. Dr Bailey has published in the area of gender and education and its relationship to the social status of women in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean region.
V. Eudine Barriteau is a Lecturer and Head of the Centre for Gender and Development Studies at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados. She has been involved in the research, administration, and coordination of regional projects in the Caribbean. Currently, she is writing on gender and development planning in the postcolonial Caribbean and gender and economic relations. Her most recent publication is "Postmodernist Feminist Theorizing and Development Policy and Practice in the Anglophone Caribbean" in Feminism/Postmodernism/Development, edited by Marianne H. Marchand and Jane L. Parpart (Routledge, 1995).
M. Patricia Connelly is a Professor Emeritus at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Dr Connelly is the author of Last Hired, First Fired: Women and the Canadian Work Force, coauthor of Women and the Labour Force, and coeditor of Feminism in Action: Studies in Political Economy. She has published numerous articles on women's work. Her current research is in the areas of social policy, economic restructuring, and gender.
Elsa Leo-Rhynie is a Professor and Deputy Principal of the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies. She has carried out research in education with a focus on gender issues and differences in socialization and achievement of very young children, as well as young adults. Dr Leo-Rhynie has authored or coauthored several articles in books and journals, the most recent being Gender and Mainstreaming in Education, a reference manual developed by the Commonwealth Secretariat for Governments and other stakeholders.
Tania Murray Li is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She teaches in the areas of economic anthropology, development, family, and social theory. She is the author of Malays in Singapore: Culture, Economy and Ideology (Oxford University Press, 1989). Her current research focuses on class-and gender-structuring issues in the context of agrarian transformation in the Indonesian uplands.
Martha MacDonald is a Professor in the Economics Department at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Dr MacDonald is coauthor of Women and the Labour Force. Her research and publications are in the area of women and the economy; her recent work is on gender and economic restructuring and feminist economics. She is Vice-President of the International Association for Feminist Economics.
Maxine McClean is a Lecturer in the Department of Management Studies at the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies, where she teaches marketing, strategic management, and entrepreneurship. A former Coordinator of the Women and Development Studies Group at Cave Hill, she has published in the areas of strategic management in small businesses in Barbados and credit unions. With Diane Cummins, she is completing a monograph on entrepreneurship in Barbados, and currently she is carrying out a study on women in microenterprises in Barbados.
Jeanette Morris is currently Head of the School of Education, University of the West Indies, St Augustine. She is a Lecturer in the Teaching of Modern Languages and teaches a postgraduate course in qualitative research methods. She is a resource person for modern languages with the Caribbean Examinations Council and was a Coordinator of the Women and Development Studies Group on the St Augustine campus. She is a member of the Caribbean Studies Association, the American Educational Research Association, and the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Her research interests lie in the area of gender issues in education and foreign-language education.
Jane L. Parpart is a Professor of History, Women's Studies, and International Development Studies at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Dr Parpart is the author of Labour and Capital on the African Copperbelt and the coeditor of several books on women, development, and Africa. She coedited a collection, entitled Feminism/Postmodernism/Development (Routledge, 1995), with Marianne Marchand. She is involved in research and teaching on gender and development theory, as well as on the issues of gender and the construction of a middle-class identity in southern Africa.
Rhoda Reddock is Head and Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Gender and Development Studies of the University of the West Indies, St Augustine. At the time of writing, she was a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology. Dr Reddock is a women's activist and the author of numerous publications, including Women, Labour and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago: A History.
Anne S. Walker has been the Executive Director of the International Women's Tribune Centre (IWTC) since its inception in 1976, a year after the two international Women's Year meetings held in Mexico City. A feminist, activist, educationist, artist, and writer, Dr Walker has spearheaded IWTC's support for women's initiatives with a program of technical assistance and training; collaborative projects; skills-sharing; and the collection, production, and dissemination of information on a wide range of women and development issues. Dr Walker works collaboratively with women's groups in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and the Pacific to advance the status of women.
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