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Woman's role in economic development

Author: Ester Boserup
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Suitable for economists, sociologists, development workers, and activists, this book highlights the key issue of how the role of women in economic development has or has not changed over the past  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ester Boserup
ISBN: 9781844073924 1844073920
OCLC Number: 137312558
Description: xxxiv, 271 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction * Part I: In the Village * Male and Female Farming Systems * The Economics of Polygamy * Loss of Status under European Rule * The Casual Worker * Part II: In the Town * Women in a Men`s World * Industry: From the Hut to the Factory * The Educated Woman * Women in the Urban Hierarchy * Part III: From Village to Town * The Lure of the Towns * Urban Job Opportunities for Women * The Unemployment Scare * The Design of Female Education * Index
Responsibility: Ester Boserup.

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'Boserup's contribution to our thinking on women's role in development cannot be underestimated. Her keen observations, her use of empirical data and her commitment to greater gender equality are Read more...

 
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