Beneria, Lourdes

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BENERIA, Lourdes

BENERIA, Lourdes. Spanish, b. 1939. Genres: Women's studies and issues. Career: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, assistant professor, 1975-81, associate professor of economics, 1981-86, executive officer of Institute for Research on Women, 1982-83, member of its executive committee, 1984-85, and acting director, 198586; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, professor of city and regional planning and women's studies, 1986-, director of Program on International Development and Women, 1988-93, director of Latin American Studies Program, 1993-96; visiting faculty member and guest lecturer at colleges and universities in the United States and abroad; guest on radio and television programs in Mexico, Spain, Canada, and the United States. Publications: (trans.) Los Angranajes de la Economia Nacional, by J.M. Albertini, 1965; (with J. Grigoll and others) Planificacion y Desarrollo, 1965; Mujer, Economia, y Patriarcado Durante el Periodo Franquista, 1977; (with C. Amoros, C. Delphy, and others) Mujeres: Ciencia y Practica Politica, 1987; (with M. Roldan) The Crossroads of Class and Gender: Homework, Subcontracting, and Household Dynamics in Mexico City, 1987. EDITOR: Women and Development: The Sexual Division of Labor in Rural Societies, 1982; (with C. Stimpson) Women, Households, and the Current Economy, 1987; (with S. Feldman, and contrib) Unequal Burden: Economic Crises, Persistent Poverty, and Women's Work, 1992. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to magazines and newspapers. Address: Department of City and Regional Planning, West Sibley Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, U.S.A.