v. 14, 2015, Special Issue: Women, Gender and Government Outsourcing in Comparative Perspectives

This special issue of Wagadu, edited by S. N. Nyeck, Assistant Professor, Political Science at Clarkson University, U.S. and Orly Benjamin, Associate Professor, Sociology & Anthropology Department; Gender Studies Program at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, is a first attempt to conceptualize government outsourcing as a gendered social policy with significant ramifications halting women’s access to resources around the world.

Table of Contents

Special Issue

Editorial PDF HTML
S.N. Nyeck and Orly Benjamin
(Out)bidding Women: Public Procurement Reform Diffusion and Gender Equality in Africa ABSTRACT PDF HTML
S. N. Nyeck
The Legal Framework of Contracting: Gender Equality, the Provision of Services, and European Public Procurement Law ABSTRACT PDF HTML
E.K. Sarter
Time is Money: Deskilling Caring Work through Time Allocation in Services Procurement ABSTRACT PDF HTML
Orly Benjamin
Assessing Public Sector Reform Impacts on Domestic Violence Service Delivery ABSTRACT PDF HTML
Beth Rauhaus
Emerging Procurement Laws and Women Empowerment: Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Privatization of the Telecommunications Sector in Kenya ABSTRACT PDF HTML
Henry Amadi
Research Associating Gender and Government Privatization: Lessons from International Literature ABSTRACT PDF HTML
Lauren Bock Mullins & Karina Moreno Saldivar

Book Reviews

Male Sex Work and Society by Victor Minichiello & John Scott, Harrington Press, 2014 PDF HTML
Thaddeus Gregory Blanchette
Street Sex Workers’ Discourse: Realizing Material Change through Agential Choice by Jill McCracken, Routledge, 2013 PDF HTML
Elizabeth C. Britt
Fertile Disorder: Spirit Possession and Its Provocation of the Modern by Kalpana Ram, University of Hawaii Press, 2013 PDF HTML
Antoinette DeNapoli
Criminal Justice at the Crossroads: Transforming Crime and Punishment by William R. Kelly, Columbia University Press, 2015 PDF HTML
Gene Guerrero