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Micro-credit, poverty and empowerment : linking the triad

Author: Neera Burra; Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive; Ranjani K Murthy
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two persistent problems that affect a significant portion of Indian women are poverty and violation of their human rights. In recent years, micro-credit has come to be viewed as a vital tool to ameliorate both conditions. However, there are few studies in the Indian context which test the validity of the assumption that there is a linear link between micro-credit, poverty reduction and womens̀ empowerment. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Micro-credit, poverty and empowerment.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2005
(DLC) 2005020300
(OCoLC)61178093
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neera Burra; Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive; Ranjani K Murthy
ISBN: 9788132102137 8132102134 9788132111757 8132111753
OCLC Number: 400085929
Notes: "ICICI social intiatives.org; UNDP."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (369 pages)
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: Introduction : linking the triad / Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive and Ranjani K. Murthy --
Towards women's empowerment and poverty reduction : lessons from the Andhra Pradesh South Asia Poverty Alleviation Programme / Ranjani K. Murthy, K. Raju and Amitha Kamath with research team --
Micro-credit and women's empowerment : a case study of SHARE Micro-finance Limited / Anuradha Rajivan --
Social mobilization and micro-credit for women's empowerment : a study of the DHAN Foundation / Veena Padia --
Awareness, access, agency : experiences of Swayam Shikshan Prayog in micro-finance and women's empowerment / Soma Kishore Parthasarathy --
Micro-credit and women's empowerment : the Lokadrusti case / Shashi Rajagopalan --
Social mobilization and micro-finance for womens' empowerment : lessons from ASA Trust / Kalpana Sankar --
Conclusion : analysing the link / Ranjani K. Murthy and Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive.
Responsibility: editors, Neera Burra, Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive, Ranjani K. Murthy.
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Micro-credit, or the making available of small amounts of credit to the poor, is seen as a vital tool for poverty alleviation and women's empowerment in developing societies. This book examines  Read more...

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The book has been authored by eminent socialists, experienced bankers with valuable grass root experience of working on the pertinent poverty and gender issues and women welfare. -- Indian Journal of Read more...

 
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