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Eudine Barriteau


Eudine Barriteau is Professor of Gender and Public Policy, Head of the Centre for Gender and Development Studies, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados. She is the author of The Political Economy of Gender in the Twentieth Century Caribbean (London: Macmillan; New York: St. Martins, 2001). Her edited collection, Confronting Power, Theorizing Gender: Interdiscipinary Perspectives in the Caribbean won the UWI Press Best Selling Textbook award in 2004. Other publications include “Confronting Power and Politics: A Feminist Theorizing of Gender in Commonwealth Caribbean Societies”, Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism, vol. 3(2): 57-92, and “Women Entrepreneurs and Economic Marginality: Rethinking Caribbean Women’s
Economic Relations.” In Gendered Realities: Essays in Caribbean Feminist Thought, edited by Patricia Mohammed, 212-248. University of the West Indies Press, 2002. She has published several articles on feminist theorizing and is currently coordinating three research projects that collectively examine Caribbean political economy and social change from the perspective of gender. She is the inaugural Dame Nita Barrow Women in Development Fellow, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (1997).