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Kathleen Schroeder

Kathleen's research interests include global economic restructuring and issues of gender and development. She has spent a good deal of time in Latin America and particularly in Bolivia where she has conducted research since 1992.

There are 5 included publications by Kathleen Schroeder :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Community Impacts of International Service-Learning and Study Abroad: An Analysis of Focus Groups with Program Leaders 2011 183 The ethical practice of international service-learning requires participants and institutions to examine their potential impacts on vulnerable host communities. This study reports on a series of focus groups with leaders of short-term international s...
A Feminist Examination of Community Kitchens in Peru and Bolivia 2006 421 Community kitchens in the Andean countries of Peru and Bolivia are complex spaces with the potential to empower and subjugate women. This article is based on 15 years experience working on issues of gender and development in the Andes and includes in...
First, Do No Harm: Ideas for Mitigating Negative Community Impacts of Short-Term Study Abroad 2009 718 This article presents the results from a research project on the host community impact of college students participating in university-sponsored international experiences. It finds that little reliable data is available on the impact that our student...
Spatial Constraints on Women's Work in Tarija, Bolivia 2000 871 This geography of women's work in the less-developed world is set in Tarija, Bolivia, a small city that has been dramatically changed by economic crisis and structural-adjustment programs. Explored is the spatial component of women's economic activit...
Using geographic information systems (GIS) for gender and development 2005 1008 This paper focuses on the use of geographic information system (GIS) in gender research and argues for the possibility that the tool has inherent biases with regard to data collection and representation.