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Women farmers and commercial ventures : increasing food security in developing countries

Author: Anita Spring
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : L. Rienner Publishers, ©2000.
Series: Directions in applied anthropology.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume, case studies reveal that farm women in Africa, Asia and Latin America are rapidly becoming more than "subsistence producers". It explores the societal and domestic changes brought  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Spring
ISBN: 1555878695 9781555878696
OCLC Number: 43385029
Description: xii, 419 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Commercialization and women farmers: old paradigms and new themes / Anita Spring --
The differential effects of capitalism and patriarchy on women farmers' access to markets in Cameroon / Deborah L. Roos and Christina H. Gladwin --
The myth of the masculine market: gender and agricultural commercialization in the Ecuadorean Andes / Sarah Hamilton --
Extrahousehold norms and intrahousehold bargaining: gender in Sudan and Burkina Faso / Michael Kevane --
Income, productivity, and evolving gender relations in two Tahitian islands / Victoria S. Lockwood --
Women are good with money: the impact of cash cropping on class relations and gender ideology in Northern Luzon, the Philippines / Villia Jefremovas --
Kofyar women who get ahead: incentives for agricultural commercialization in Nigeria / M. Priscilla Stone and Glenn Davis Stone --
Women farmers, small plots, and changing markets in China / Laurel Bossen --
The fields are full of gold: women's marketing of wild foods from rice fields in Southeast Asia and the impacts of pesticides and integrated pest management / Lisa Leimar Price --
Does gender matter for the nutritional consequences of agricultural commercialization? intrahousehold transfers, food acquisition, and export cropping in Guatemala / Elizabeth Katz --
Entrepreneurs and family well-being: women's agricultural and trading strategies in Cameroon / Judith Krieger --
Small-scale traders' key role in stabilizing and diversifying Ghana's rural communities and livelihoods / Gracia Clark --
Men, women, and cotton: contract agriculture for subsistence farmers in Northern Ghana / Alexandra Wilson --
Women and export agriculture: the case of banana production on St. Vincent in the Eastern Caribbean / Lawrence S. Grossman --
Agricultural commercialization and women farmers in Kenya / Anita Spring --
The importance of gender issues in revitalizing commercial agriculture in Suriname / Gwen Smith and Della E. McMillan --
Sweet and sour grapes:the struggles of seasonal women workers in Chile / Lynn Stephen --
Epilogue: next steps / Anita Spring.
Series Title: Directions in applied anthropology.
Responsibility: edited by Anita Spring.

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