The Double X Economy: The Epic Potential of Empowering Women - SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 ROYAL SOCIETY INISGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 FINANCIAL TIMES AND McKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR

An urgent analysis of global gender inequality and a passionately argued case for change by a pioneer in the movement for women's economic empowerment.

'A compelling and actionable case for unleashing women's economic power.' MELINDA GATES

'Passionate and timely . . . in a world where so many of us stick to criticising the status quo, it's heartening to read someone willing to offer viable solutions.' CAROLINE CRIADO-PEREZ, OBSERVER (author of Invisible Women)

'One of the most objective, data-led, rigorously scientific and morally persuasive books of the year.' GUARDIAN

The Double X Economy is an urgent analysis of global gender inequality and a fervently argued case for change by a pioneer in the movement for women's economic empowerment. Drawing on decades of statistical evidence, original research and global on-the-ground experience, Linda Scott outlines a revolutionary, actionable plan to remove economic barriers against women, and in the process combat humankind's most pressing problems.

'Shocking.' ADAM RUTHERFORD, BBC INSIDE SCIENCE 'Scholarly and impassioned.' FINANCIAL TIMES 'Essential.' TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT 'Powerful.' NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW 'A rallying cry for global female equality.' GUARDIAN 'Pulls no punches.' IRISH INDEPENDENT 'An essential call to action.' FORBES

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£18.98  £17.65
Publisher
Faber & Faber
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Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9780571337569
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