Cecile Jackson

Professor

  • 2.09 Chemistry

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Personal profile

Biography

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 and Expertise

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.

Specialisms

Gender and development; environmental degradation and gender; research methods; poverty and women; rural development.

Teaching Interests

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

 

Areas Of Expertise

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT||ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY||ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY||ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY||ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY||ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY||ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY||ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY||ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY||RURAL CHANGE