Projects per year
My current research interests continue to develop the themes of recent years: conjugality, gender relations social change, and epistemologies for development studies – particularly the politics of speech and the problematic nature of testimony. I am also working on consumption and development in South Africa and India.
Key Research Interests
Gender relations and agrarian change; intrahousehold relations, gender and development; research methods and epistemologies; marriage and conjugality.
Research Groups: Gender and Development
Recent Research Grants
2006-8: ‘Marriage, Power and Wellbeing’ DFID/ESRC Research Programme Sole researcher.
2007-10: ‘The intra-household allocation of resources: cross-cultural tests, methodological innovations and policy implications’ DFID/ESRC Research Programme Team member.
President of the Development Studies Association 2005-
Dean of the School of Development Studies 1999-2003
Consultancy on research impact assessment, gender and development and social development, in India, Sri Lanka, Guatemala, Bangladesh.
Areas of Expertise
I am currently supervising the following research students:
Emil Dauncey: Masculinities in Sabon Zongo
Graeme Tolley: Youth masculinities in Gujerat: love, sex and marriage
Devanchi Chanchani : Understanding child nutrition in Chattisgargh
Juliet Colman: Gender relations through the lens of consumption: a Botswana case study
Mirna Guha: Sex trafficking in Bangladesh and India
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
- 5 Finished
RPC (Research Programme Consortium) to Address Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security in South Asia
27/04/11 → 16/05/11
Jackson, C., 1 Jan 2015, In: Development and Change. 46, 1, p. 1-24 24 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review12 Citations (SciVal)
10 Citations (Scopus)
Jackson, C., 2012, In: European Journal of Development Research. 24, p. 71-88 18 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review15 Citations (Scopus)
21 Citations (Scopus)