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California Scholarship Online encompasses over 1,000 University of California Press' most notable monographs — from classic studies by some of the foremost names in their fields, to cutting-edge scholarship by up-and-coming authors.
The Girl Effect tells the story of how and why U.S. transnational corporations are investing in poor, racialized girls and women in the Global South as a solution to ending poverty in the pursuit of economic growth. This book fundamentally departs from the prominent individuals and institutions that promote this logic of development. Through a multi-sited ethnography in ... Read more