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Household decisions, gender, and development : a synthesis of recent research

Author: Ma Agnes R Quisumbing
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : International Food Policy Research Institute ; [Baltimore, Md.] : Distributed by the Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2003.
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This text summarizes the research results and policy implications of 27 studies on gender and development. The findings are grounded in empirical, quantitative evidence, but are presented in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
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Household decisions, gender, and development.
Washington, D.C. : International Food Policy Research Institute ; [Baltimore, Md.] : Distributed by the Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)606992876
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ma Agnes R Quisumbing
ISBN: 0896297179 9780896297173
OCLC Number: 52311914
Description: xv, 274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements: web browser such as Netscape or Internet Explorer; Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Contents: What Have We Learned from Research on Intrahousehold Allocation? / Agnes R. Quisumbing --
Power and Resources within the Household --
Power and Resources within the Household: Overview / Agnes R. Quisumbing --
Intrahousehold Allocation and Gender Relations: New Empirical Evidence from Four Developing Countries / Agnes R. Quisumbing, John A. Maluccio --
Measuring Power / Elizabeth Frankenberg, Duncan Thomas --
Dynamic Intrahousehold Bargaining, Matrimonial Property Law, and Suicide in Canada / Christopher Adam, John Hoddinott, Ethan Ligon --
The Importance of Women's Status for Child Nutrition in Developing Countries / Lisa C. Smith, Usha Ramakrishnan, Aida Ndiaye, Lawrence Haddad, Reynaldo Martorell --
Agriculture and Natural Resources --
Agriculture and Natural Resources: Overview / Agnes R. Quisumbing --
Gender Differentials in Farm Productivity: Implications for Household Efficiency and Agricultural Policy / Harold Alderman, John Hoddinott, Lawrence Haddad, Christopher R. Udry --
Supply Response of West African Agricultural Households: Implications of Intrahousehold Preference Heterogeneity / Lisa C. Smith, Jean-Paul Chavas --
Commercial Vegetable and Polyculture Fish Production in Bangladesh: Impacts on Income, Food Consumption, and Nutrition / Howarth Bouis --
Effects of Diet in Improving the Iron Status of Women: What Role for Food-Based Interventions? / Howarth Bouis, Alok Bhargava, Nevin Scrimshaw --
Intrahousehold Impact of the Transfer of Modern Agricultural Technology: A Gender Perspective / Ruchira Tabassum Naved --
Resource Allocation and Empowerment of Women in Rural Bangladesh / Benedicte de la Briere, Kelly Hallman, Agnes R. Quisumbing --
Does Cash Crop Adoption Detract from Childcare Provision? Evidence from Rural Nepal / Michael J. Paolisso, Kelly Hallman, Lawrence Haddad, Shibesh Regmi --
Changes in Intrahousehold Labor Allocation to Environmental Goods Collection: A Case Study from Rural Nepal, 1982 and 1987 / Priscilla Cooke St. Clair --
Health and Nutrition --
Health and Nutrition: Overview / Agnes R. Quisumbing --
Mother-Father Resources, Marriage Payments, and Girl-Boy Health in Rural Bangladesh / Kelly Hallman --
Household Structure and Child Well-Being: Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal / John A. Maluccio, Duncan Thomas, Lawrence Haddad --
Adult Health in the Time of Drought / John Hoddinott, Bill Kinsey --
Social Capital, Legal Institutions, and Property Rights --
Social Capital, Legal Institutions, and Property Rights: Overview / Agnes R. Quisumbing --
Social Capital and Gender in South Africa, 1993-98 / John A. Maluccio, Lawrence Haddad, Julian May --
Gendered Participation in Water Management: Issues from Water Users' Associations in South Asia / Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Margreet Zwarteveen --
Control and Ownership of Assets within Rural Ethiopian Households / Marcel Fafchamps, Agnes R. Quisumbing --
Women's Land Rights in the Transition to Individualized Ownership: Implications for the Management of Tree Resources in Western Ghana / Agnes R. Quisumbing, Ellen Payongayong, J.B. Aidoo, Keijiro Otsuka --
Policies and Interventions --
Policies and Interventions: Overview / Agnes R. Quisumbing --
Public Policy to Improve Women's Status / Lisa C. Smith, Usha Ramakrishnan, Aida Ndiaye, Lawrence Haddad, Reynaldo Martorell --
Microfinance / Manohar Sharma --
Food for Education in Bangladesh / Akhter U. Ahmed, Carlo del Ninno --
Is PROGRESA Working? Summary of the Results of an Evaluation by IFPRI / Emmanuel Skoufias, Bonnie McClafferty --
The Impact of PROGRESA on Women's Status and Intrahousehold Relations / Michelle Adato, Benedicte de la Briere, Dubravka Mindek, Agnes R. Quisumbing --
Subsidized Childcare and Working Women in Urban Guatemala / Marie T. Ruel, Benedicte de la Briere, Kelly Hallman, Agnes R. Quisumbing, Nora Coj de Salazar --
Modeling the Effects of Trade on Women: The Case of Zambia / Marzia Fontana --
Investment in Women and Its Implications for Lifetime Incomes / Agnes R. Quisumbing, Jonna P. Estudillo, Keijiro Otsuka.
Responsibility: edited by Agnes R. Quisumbing.
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