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The Resource Towards gender equity in development, edited by Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, and Jean-Philippe Platteau, (electronic resource)

Towards gender equity in development, edited by Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, and Jean-Philippe Platteau, (electronic resource)

Label
Towards gender equity in development
Title
Towards gender equity in development
Statement of responsibility
edited by Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, and Jean-Philippe Platteau
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"As a result of widespread mistreatment and overt discrimination, women in the developing world often lack autonomy. Towards Gender Equity in Development brings together leading scholars working on gender issues to explore key sources of female empowerment and discuss the current challenges and opportunities for the future. Exploring three key domains, this book adopts a clear multi-disciplinary approach to present different perspectives from gender-focused economics and social research. It covers marriage and women's relative bargaining position within the household; the options available to women outside of marriage and in the context of their community; and overarching discriminatory laws and cultural norms. It engages with questions of how marriage, divorce, and remarriage practices have evolved and with what effects for women; how female empowerment can benefit from improving options and economic and collective action opportunities; and how the government can act as a lawmaker to contribute to modifying norms and practices that disadvantage women"--Publisher's description
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Anderson, Siwan
  • Beaman, Lori A
  • Platteau, J. P.
Series statement
UNU-WIDER studies in development economics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in economic development
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • Women
Label
Towards gender equity in development, edited by Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, and Jean-Philippe Platteau, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A study prepared by the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Bride price and the wellbeing of women
  • Sara Lowes and Nathan Nunn
  • Reducing early pregnancy in low-income countries: A literature review and new evidence
  • Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Kjetil Bjorvatn, Amina Mohamed Maalim, Vincent Somville, and Bertil Tungodden
  • Breaking the metal ceiling: Female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors
  • Francisco Campos, Markus Goldstein, Laura McGorman, Ana Maria Munoz Boudet, and Obert Pimhidzai
  • Career dynamics and gender gaps among employees in the microfinance sector
  • Ina Ganguli, Ricardo Hausmann, and Martina Viarengo
  • Why do women co-operate more in women's groups?
  • James Fearon and Macartan Humphreys
  • Marital trajectories and women's wellbeing in Senegal
  • The impact of social mobilization on health service delivery and health outcomes: Evidence from rural Pakistan
  • Xavier Gine, Salma Khalid, and Ghazala Mansuri
  • Governance and the reversal of women's rights: The case of abortion in El Salvador
  • Jocelyn Viterna, Jose Santos Guardado Bautista, Silvia Ivette Juarez Barrios, and Alba Evelyn Cortez
  • Gender, Islam, and law
  • John R. Bowen
  • The effect of China's One Child Policy on sex selection, family size, and the school enrolment of daughters
  • Nancy Qian
  • Eradicating women-hurting customs: What role for social engineering?
  • Jean-Philippe Platteau, Giulia Camilotti, and Emmanuelle Auriol
  • Sylvie Lambert, Dominique van de Walle, and Paola Villar
  • Are caste categories misleading? The relationship between gender and jati in three Indian states
  • Shareen Joshi, Nishtha Kochhar, and Vijayendra Rao
  • Excess female mortality in Africa
  • Siwan Anderson and Debraj Ray
  • Making marriages last: trust is good, but credible information is better
  • Rebecca L. Thornton and Hans-Peter Kohler
  • Intra-household bargaining in poor countries
  • Jean-Marie Baland and Roberta Ziparo
  • Forced migration and attitudes towards domestic violence: Evidence from Turkey
  • Selim Gulesci
Control code
ssj0002131820
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 413 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Available to multiple simultaneous users
Isbn
9780198829591
Lccn
2018940940
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0002131820
Label
Towards gender equity in development, edited by Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, and Jean-Philippe Platteau, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"A study prepared by the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Bride price and the wellbeing of women
  • Sara Lowes and Nathan Nunn
  • Reducing early pregnancy in low-income countries: A literature review and new evidence
  • Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Kjetil Bjorvatn, Amina Mohamed Maalim, Vincent Somville, and Bertil Tungodden
  • Breaking the metal ceiling: Female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors
  • Francisco Campos, Markus Goldstein, Laura McGorman, Ana Maria Munoz Boudet, and Obert Pimhidzai
  • Career dynamics and gender gaps among employees in the microfinance sector
  • Ina Ganguli, Ricardo Hausmann, and Martina Viarengo
  • Why do women co-operate more in women's groups?
  • James Fearon and Macartan Humphreys
  • Marital trajectories and women's wellbeing in Senegal
  • The impact of social mobilization on health service delivery and health outcomes: Evidence from rural Pakistan
  • Xavier Gine, Salma Khalid, and Ghazala Mansuri
  • Governance and the reversal of women's rights: The case of abortion in El Salvador
  • Jocelyn Viterna, Jose Santos Guardado Bautista, Silvia Ivette Juarez Barrios, and Alba Evelyn Cortez
  • Gender, Islam, and law
  • John R. Bowen
  • The effect of China's One Child Policy on sex selection, family size, and the school enrolment of daughters
  • Nancy Qian
  • Eradicating women-hurting customs: What role for social engineering?
  • Jean-Philippe Platteau, Giulia Camilotti, and Emmanuelle Auriol
  • Sylvie Lambert, Dominique van de Walle, and Paola Villar
  • Are caste categories misleading? The relationship between gender and jati in three Indian states
  • Shareen Joshi, Nishtha Kochhar, and Vijayendra Rao
  • Excess female mortality in Africa
  • Siwan Anderson and Debraj Ray
  • Making marriages last: trust is good, but credible information is better
  • Rebecca L. Thornton and Hans-Peter Kohler
  • Intra-household bargaining in poor countries
  • Jean-Marie Baland and Roberta Ziparo
  • Forced migration and attitudes towards domestic violence: Evidence from Turkey
  • Selim Gulesci
Control code
ssj0002131820
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 413 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Available to multiple simultaneous users
Isbn
9780198829591
Lccn
2018940940
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0002131820

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