Addresses a key contemporary topic in development studies, of relevance to undergraduates and postgraduate students.
Eleanor O' Gorman has over 15 years of experience in the fields of international conflict, human rights and development within academic and organizational settings. She is currently a Senior Associate at the Gender Studies Centre and a Research Associate at the Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge. As an independent consultant, she advises the UN, the UK Government, the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, the European Commission, and the OECD. She has substantial field experience and worked previously as Senior Policy Adviser with the UNDP. Eleanor has an MsC in International Conflict Analysis from the University of Kent at Canterbury, and was awarded a full scholarship from the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for her PhD research. From 1994-1997, she was Lecturer in Politics and Development at the University of East Anglia, and she has co-edited with Vivienne Jabri Women, Culture and International Relations. (1999).