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Women and Economic Policy

By B. Evers
ISBN: 9780855982607
Covering a wide range of countries, the articles look at many different aspects of women's lives, the effects of economic policies and how women are adapting and organizing to enable their families and communities to survive.

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  • Synopsis
    The Focus on Gender; series makes available in book form the contents of the Oxfam journal Gender and Development. Highlighting practice as well as theory, the thematic series makes the resource available to students, researchers, practitioners and policy makers interested in particular topics. This volume is structured around two main themes: macro-economic policy and gender relations; and income-generation projects and empowerment. Covering a wide range of countries, the articles look at many different aspects of women's lives, the effects of economic policies and how women are adapting and organizing to enable their families and communities to survive.
  • Table of Contents
    Editorial
    Barbara Evers

    Gender relations and economic issues
    Diane Elson

    Structural adjustment - cure or curse? Immplications for Caribbean development
    Peggy Antrobus

    Changing from subsistence to cash cropping - Sakaramma's story
    Rajamma G.

    Gender, economic growth and poverty
    Noeleen Heyzer

    Struggles over patriarchal structural adjustment in Tanzania
    Marjorie Mbilinyi

    Filipino women demand freedom from debt
    Judy Taguiwalo

    Is liberalization damaging Albanian women's health
    Chris Corrin

    The other side of economic success - poverty, inequality and women in Chile
    Stephanie Barrientos

    Investment finance - off-limits for women
    Christine Y. Chilangwa-N'gambi

    NGOs and gender policy - some issues from the South Indian silk reeling industry
    Linda Mayoux

    Saptagram opens up windows of opportunity in Bangladesh
    Tahera Yasmin

    Empowerment through income generating projects
    Rajamma G.

    Through Western eyes - two poems
    Bridget Walker

    News from GADU
    Sue Smith.
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author B. Evers
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 64
    Format Paperback / softback