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Gender, Identity, and Imperialism: Women Development Workers in Pakistan

Gender, Identity and Development in Pakistan This book is an ethnographic study of a group of Western women development workers living in Gilgit, northern Pakistan. It focuses on their efforts to construct comfortable lives and identities while temporarily working abroad in this Muslim community. It also analyses the political consequences of their actions, addressing the ways in which these women perpetuate and resist unequal global power r... Full description

Important places

Gilgit (4)


Northern Areas (6)


Pakistan (299)

Other geographical areas

Hindu Kush (58)
Plateau Of Tibet (325)
Southern Asia (1,809)