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|Contents:||Contents: Introduction; Poverty and vulnerability; Study design and methods; Livelihood clusters; Marital instability; Child labour; Female workforce and the family; Investing in health; Work disabling morbidity; Strategies for coping with costs of work disabling ill health among household heads; Women's negotiation control and well-being within the households; Factors affecting adult body mass index; Investing in children's nutritional status; Intra-household distribution of nutritional vulnerability; Managing financial shocks and stresses; Policy implications; Bibliography; Index.|
|Responsibility:||Jane A. Pryer.|
'It is well known that there is a lack of policy related data and information on the livelihood strategies of the urban poor, and this book goes a long way towards filling the gap in relation to