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Poverty and vulnerability in Dhaka slums : the urban livelihood study

Author: Jane Pryer
Publisher: 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Pryer
ISBN: 0754618641 9780754618645
OCLC Number: 243482310
Description: xvi, 203 pages : illustrations
Contents: 1. Poverty and Vulnerability --
2. Study Design and Methods --
3. Livelihood Clusters --
4. Marital Instability --
5. Child Labour --
6. Female Workforce and the Family --
7. Investing in Health --
8. Work Disabling Morbidity --
9. Strategies for Coping with Costs of Work Disabling Ill Health among Household Heads --
10. Women's Negotiation Control and Well-being within the Households --
11. Factors Affecting Adult Body Mass Index --
12. Investing in Children's Nutritional Status --
13. Intra-household Distribution of Nutritional Vulnerability --
14. Managing Financial Shocks and Stresses --
15. Policy Implications.
Responsibility: Jane A. Pryer.

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