Gendered Poverty and Well-Being
June 2000, Wiley-Blackwell
2. Gender Bias and the 'Marriage Squeeze' in China, South Korea, and India: Monica Das Gupta and Li Shuzhuo (The World Bank and Xi'and Jiaotong University).
3. Development and Rising Female Demographic Disadvantage in India 1981-1991: What is the Role of Sex Selective Female Abortion and Female Infanticide?: S. Sudha and S. Irudaya Rajan (Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram).
4. The Conditions and Consequences of Choice: Reflections on the Measurement of Women's Empowerment: Naila Kabeer (Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK).
5. Gendering Poverty: A Review of Six World Bank African Poverty Assessments: Matthew Lockwood and Ann Whitehead (Christian Aid and University of Sussex).
6. Labour-Intensive Growth, Poverty and Gender: Neo-Classical, Institutionalist and Feminist Accounts: Shahra Razavi (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development).
7. Engendering Poverty Alleviation: The Challenges and Opportunities in the 1990s: Gita Sen (DAWN and Indian Institute of Management).
- Deals explicitly with the gender dimensions of poverty from an analytical perspective.
- Essential reading for both academics and development practitioners.
- Spans an interesting spectrum of issues and countries.
"It is an extremely rich resource for anyone concerned with issues of gender and poverty. Researchers and practitioners will find in it a wealth of reliable information, clear concepts and robust arguments." Ines Smith, Oxfam GB
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