The International Handbook of Gender and Poverty

9781849800952The International Handbook of Gender and Poverty

Sylvia Chant (ed.) (Edward Elgar, 2011)

This benchmark volume presents women’s and men’s experiences of gendered poverty with respect to a vast spectrum of intersecting issues including local to global economic transformations, family, age, ‘race’, migration, assets, paid and unpaid work, health, sexuality, human rights, and conflict and violence. This book will be essential reading for all with academic, professional or personal interests in gender, poverty, inequality, development, and social, political and economic change in the contemporary world.

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