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Unpaid Work and the Economy

Gender, Time Use and Poverty in Developing Countries

Editors: Antonopoulos, R., Hirway, I. (Eds.)

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This book presents research findings from across the global South that substantively improves our understanding of time-use, poverty and gender equalities, to shed light on why unpaid work is indispensable to economic analysis and effective policy making.

About the authors

RANIA ANTONOPOULOS is Director of the 'Gender Equality and the Economy' program at the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, serves as an expert advisor to the United Nations Development program and is codirector of two global networks, the Gender Macroeconomics and International Economics (GEM-IWG) and the Economists for full Employment (EFE). Her most recent publications include an ILO monograph, The Unpaid Work, Paid Work Connection and two contributed chapters titled 'The Macroeconomics of HIV /AIDS' and 'State Difference, Diversity: Towards a Path of Expanded Democracy and Gender Equality'.
 
INDIRA HIRWAY is Director of the Center for Development Alternatives, Ahmedabad, (India), and a Research Associate at The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. She has been a member of a number of national and international expert groups, technical advisory committees, task forces and policy making bodies. She has been Visiting Fellow at Erasmus University, Netherlands, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands and Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford. She is a member of two global networks, the Gender Macroeconomics and International Economics (GEM-IWG) and the Economists for Full Employment (EFE). Her most recent works include Restructuring of Production and Labour under Globalization (ILO, India).

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Unpaid Work and the Economy

    Pages 1-21

    Antonopoulos, Rania (et al.)

  • Understanding Poverty: Insights Emerging from Time Use of the Poor

    Pages 22-57

    Hirway, Indira

  • Gender Inequalities in Allocating Time to Paid and Unpaid Work: Evidence from Bolivia

    Pages 58-75

    Medeiros, Marcelo (et al.)

  • Unpaid Work, Poverty and Unemployment: A Gender Perspective from South Africa

    Pages 76-111

    Memis, Emel (et al.)

  • Unpaid HIV/AIDS Care, Gender and Poverty: Exploring the Links

    Pages 112-139

    Akintola, Olagoke

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $159.99
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Softcover $139.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-30391-5
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Unpaid Work and the Economy
Book Subtitle
Gender, Time Use and Poverty in Developing Countries
Editors
  • R. Antonopoulos
  • I. Hirway
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-25055-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230250550
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-21730-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-30391-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 336
Number of Illustrations
22 b/w illustrations
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