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International Economic Association Series

Women's Work in the World Economy

Editors: Folbre, N., Bergmann, B., Agarwal, B., Floro, M. (Eds.)

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Examines the role of women and men in the economy of the future. The diverse chapters share a common concern for the effect of public policies on women's work both in the market place and in the home. Empirical studies offer models for further research in the field of women in the economy.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Women, Work and Agricultural Commercialisation in the Philippines

    Florol, Maria

    Pages 3-40

  • Industrialisation Strategies and Gender Composition of Manufacturing Employment in Turkey

    Berik, Günseli (et al.)

    Pages 41-60

  • Female-Headed Households and Urban Poverty in Pakistan

    Mohiuddin, Yasmeen

    Pages 61-81

  • The Hidden Roots of the African Food Problem: Looking Within the Rural Household

    Koopman, Jeanne

    Pages 82-103

  • Economic Development and the Feminisation of Poverty

    Allèn, Tuovi

    Pages 107-119

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Women's Work in the World Economy
Editors
  • Nancy Folbre
  • Barbara Bergmann
  • Bina Agarwal
  • Maria Floro
Series Title
International Economic Association Series
Copyright
1992
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-13188-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-13188-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 264
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