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"Rice plus" : widows and economic survival in rural Cambodia

Author: Susan Hagood Lee
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: New approaches in sociology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the economic coping practices of rural widows in the aftermath of the Cambodian civil war. War produces a preponderance of widows, often young widows with small children in their care. Rural widows must feed their families and educate their children despite rural poverty and the lack of opportunities for women. The economics of widowhood is therefore a significant social problem in less developed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lee, Susan Hagood.
"Rice plus".
New York : Routledge, 2006
(DLC) 2005029590
(OCoLC)62085453
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Hagood Lee
ISBN: 9780203959947 0203959949
OCLC Number: 651721309
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 166 pages) : 1 illustration.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Front cover; Routledge New York & London; Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter One. Third World Widows' Economic Vulnerability; Chapter Two. Cambodian Social and Historical Context; Chapter Three. "Rice Plus" and Family Solidarity; Chapter Four. Widows' Access To Productive Resources; Chapter Five. Widows Surviving (Barely): Subordination and Resistance; Tables; Appendix A; Appendix B; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back cover.
Series Title: New approaches in sociology.
Responsibility: Susan Hagood Lee.
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Explores the economic coping practices of rural widows in the aftermath of the Cambodian civil war, exploring their access to key economic resources. This book concludes that although Cambodia's  Read more...

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