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Poverty and vulnerability in Dhaka slums : the urban livelihood study

Author: Jane Pryer
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based upon the "Dhaka Urban Livelihood Study", Jane Pryer shows that the connections between socio-economic status and poor health and nutrition are still not fully understood. This book is about  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Pryer
ISBN: 0754618641 9780754618645
OCLC Number: 50334244
Description: xvi, 203 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Jane A. Pryer.
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'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 Read more...

 
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