1963-2013 - 50 years of Research for Social Change

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Anne Marie Goetz

Former Collaborating Researcher

Anne Marie Goetz collaborated with UNRISD for the projects on UNRISD Contribution to the Fourth World Conference on Women and on Gender Justice, Development and Rights, 2000-2008. For the project she published a Routledge volume Governing Women: Women's Political Effectiveness in Contexts of Democratization and Governance Reform, 2008. At the time of her collaboration, she was a political scientist and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, UK.
Her theoretical work relates to debates on accountability and good governance, and her empirical research has involved studies of poor people's anti-corruption initiatives, and the challenges of long-term institutional change and capacity-building in developing country service bureaucracies. She has conducted research in India, Bangladesh, Uganda, and South Africa. She is the author of Women Development Workers (2001); co-author of Contesting Global Governance (1999), editor of Getting Institutions Right for Women in Development (1997) co-editor of No Shortcuts to Power: African Women in Politics and Policy-Making (2003), and co-author of Reinventing Accountability: Making Democracy Work for the Poor (2004).