The Resource Woman's Role in Economic Development

Woman's Role in Economic Development

Label
Woman's Role in Economic Development
Title
Woman's Role in Economic Development
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'Boserup's contribution to our thinking on women?s role in development cannot be underestimated. Her keen observations, her use of empirical data and her commitment to greater gender equality are still an inspiration to students, researchers and activists who are interested in a better and more equal world.'From the new Introduction by Nazneen Kanji, Su Fei Tan and Camilla Toulmin'Women?s Role in Economic Development has become a key reference book for anyone - student, scholar, or practitioner - interested in gender and development analyses. This book is important not only because it provided
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
305.42091724
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD6223 .B68
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Woman's Role in Economic Development
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; INTRODUCTION; PRERFACE; Table of Contents; PART I IN THE VILLAGE; 1 Male and Female Farming Systems; The Division of Labour within African Agriculture; The Plough, The Veil and the Labour; Population Pressure and Sex Roles in Farming; 2 The Economics of Polygamy; The Status of Younger Wives; Work Input and Women's Status; 3 Loss of Status under European Rule; The Responsibility of the European Rule; From Cultivator to Family Aid; The Revolt of the Women; 4 The Casual Worker; The Influence of Caste on Women's Work and Wages; Cheap Lobour for the Export Sector
  • Sex Differentials in Industrial Skills and WagesThe Hierarchy of Race and Sex; The Status of White Collar Workers; PART III FROM VILLAGE TO TOWN; 9 The Lure of the Towns; The Value of Subsistence Production; Subsistence Activities in Urban Areas; 10 Urban Job Opportunities for Women; The Two Steps in Economic Development; The Impact of Tradition and of Imported Culture Patterns; The Pattern of Migration and of Female Work; The Arab and the Latin American Patterns; The South East Asian Pattern; The African Pattern; 11 The Unemployment Scare; Employment Opportunities in Rural Areas
  • The Female CoolieThe Impact of Agricultural Modernization on the Employment of Women; PART II IN THE TOWN; 5 Women in a Men's World; Sex and Race in Market Trade; Work Input and Earnings of Market Women; From the Market Place to the Super-Market; Female Services in Male Towns; Domestic Servants; 6 Industry: From the Hut to the Factory; Women's Drop-out from Industry; Why Employers Prefer Male Workers; Why Women Shun the Factory; 7 The Educated Woman; Seclusion in the Professions; The Feminization of Clerical Jobs; The Pull of White Collar Jobs; 8 Women in the Urban Hierarchy
  • The Urban Labour MarketEducation as a Cause of Unemployment; The Cost of Urbanization; The Strategy of Development Planning; 12 The Design of Female Education; The Productivity of Female Labour; The Escape from Competition; Training for the Modern Sector; A New Pattern for the Future; APPENDIX TABLES; NOTES TO TABLES AND FIGURES; LIST OF WORKS CITED; AUTHOR INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX
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ocn852759143
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (307 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134036981
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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.b35356066
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852759143
  • pebco1134036981

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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