skip to content
Microcredit and Women's Empowerment : a case study of Bangladesh Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Microcredit and Women's Empowerment : a case study of Bangladesh

Author: Aminul Haque Faraizi; Taskinur Rahman; Jim McAllister
Publisher: Hoboken : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Series: Routledge contemporary South Asia series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Using a case study of Bangladesh, and based on a long term participatory observation method, this book investigates claims of the success of microcredit, as well as the critiques of it, in the context of women's empowerment. It confronts the distinction between women's increasing wealth as a consequence of the success of microcredit programmes and their apparent non-commensurate empowerment, looking at two  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Faraizi, Aminul.
Microcredit and Women's Empowerment : A Case Study of Bangladesh.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aminul Haque Faraizi; Taskinur Rahman; Jim McAllister
ISBN: 9781136868221 1136868224 1306574609 9781306574600
OCLC Number: 876512696
Description: 1 online resource (161 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Provenance of poster and web materials; 1 The empowerment project; 2 Microcredit as an empowerment strategy; 3 Unpacking microcredit discourses; 4 Implanting microcredit: BRAC and Grameen Bank officers; 5 Envisioning microcredit; 6 The false promise: microcredit and empowering poor women in rural Bangladesh; Appendix A: tables of income, land ownership and occupation of Korai households (in 2005); Appendix B: the 16 decisions of the Grameen Bank; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Routledge contemporary South Asia series.
Responsibility: Aminul Faraizi, Taskinur Rahman and Jim McAllister.

Abstract:

Confronts the distinction between women's increasing wealth as a consequence of the success of microcredit programmes and their apparent non-commensurate empowerment, looking at two organisations as  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/876512696> # Microcredit and Women's Empowerment : a case study of Bangladesh
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "876512696" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Place/hoboken> ; # Hoboken
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Topic/women_economic_conditions> ; # Women--Economic conditions
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Topic/women_bangladesh_economic_conditions> ; # Women--Bangladesh--Economic conditions
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/332/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Place/bangladesh> ; # Bangladesh.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Topic/microfinance> ; # Microfinance
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Topic/business_&_economics_finance> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Finance
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Topic/microfinance_bangladesh> ; # Microfinance--Bangladesh
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Person/mcallister_jim> ; # Jim McAllister
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Person/rahman_taskinur> ; # Taskinur Rahman
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Person/faraizi_aminul_haque> ; # Aminul Haque Faraizi
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description "Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Provenance of poster and web materials; 1 The empowerment project; 2 Microcredit as an empowerment strategy; 3 Unpacking microcredit discourses; 4 Implanting microcredit: BRAC and Grameen Bank officers; 5 Envisioning microcredit; 6 The false promise: microcredit and empowering poor women in rural Bangladesh; Appendix A: tables of income, land ownership and occupation of Korai households (in 2005); Appendix B: the 16 decisions of the Grameen Bank; Notes; Bibliography; Index."@en ;
    schema:description "Using a case study of Bangladesh, and based on a long term participatory observation method, this book investigates claims of the success of microcredit, as well as the critiques of it, in the context of women's empowerment. It confronts the distinction between women's increasing wealth as a consequence of the success of microcredit programmes and their apparent non-commensurate empowerment, looking at two organisations (the Grameen Bank and the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee) as they operate in two localities in rural Bangladesh, in order to discover how enrichment and empowerment."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/847176885> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Series/routledge_contemporary_south_asia_series> ; # Routledge contemporary South Asia series.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#CreativeWork/microcredit_and_women_s_empowerment_a_case_study_of_bangladesh> ;
    schema:name "Microcredit and Women's Empowerment : a case study of Bangladesh"@en ;
    schema:productID "876512696" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/876512696#PublicationEvent/hoboken_routledge_taylor_and_francis_2014> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Agent/routledge_taylor_and_francis> ; # Routledge, Taylor and Francis
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=754298> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=588711> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1665653> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781306574600> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781136868221> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/876512696> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Agent/routledge_taylor_and_francis> # Routledge, Taylor and Francis
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Routledge, Taylor and Francis" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Person/faraizi_aminul_haque> # Aminul Haque Faraizi
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Faraizi" ;
    schema:givenName "Aminul Haque" ;
    schema:name "Aminul Haque Faraizi" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Person/mcallister_jim> # Jim McAllister
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "McAllister" ;
    schema:givenName "Jim" ;
    schema:name "Jim McAllister" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Person/rahman_taskinur> # Taskinur Rahman
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Rahman" ;
    schema:givenName "Taskinur" ;
    schema:name "Taskinur Rahman" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Series/routledge_contemporary_south_asia_series> # Routledge contemporary South Asia series.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/876512696> ; # Microcredit and Women's Empowerment : a case study of Bangladesh
    schema:name "Routledge contemporary South Asia series." ;
    schema:name "Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Topic/business_&_economics_finance> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Finance
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Finance"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Topic/microfinance_bangladesh> # Microfinance--Bangladesh
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Microfinance--Bangladesh"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Topic/women_bangladesh_economic_conditions> # Women--Bangladesh--Economic conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Women--Bangladesh--Economic conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#Topic/women_economic_conditions> # Women--Economic conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Women--Economic conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/847176885#CreativeWork/microcredit_and_women_s_empowerment_a_case_study_of_bangladesh>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Microcredit and Women's Empowerment : A Case Study of Bangladesh." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/876512696> ; # Microcredit and Women's Empowerment : a case study of Bangladesh
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781136868221>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1136868224" ;
    schema:isbn "9781136868221" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781306574600>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1306574609" ;
    schema:isbn "9781306574600" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.