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Gender and social protection strategies in the informal economy / / Naila Kabeer

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Autore: Kabeer Naila Visualizza persona
Titolo: Gender and social protection strategies in the informal economy / / Naila Kabeer Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: New Delhi ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 2010
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (398 p.)
Disciplina: 305.42091724
Soggetto topico: Women - Developing countries - Social conditions
Social security - Developing countries
Informal sector (Economics) - Developing countries
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Boxes and Tables; List of Abbreviations and Acronyms; 1. Risk, Vulnerability and Social Protection: International Perspectives; 2. Gender and Trends in the Global Labour Force: New and Persisting Forms of Vulnerability; 3. Gender, Life Course and Livelihoods: Analytical Framework and Empirical Insights; 4. Preventing Child Labour, Promoting Education: Disrupting the Inter-generational Transmission of Poverty; 5. Alternative Approaches to Employment-based Social Protection
6. Financial Services for Women in the Informal Economy: Protecting and Promoting Livelihoods7. Pensions and Transfers: Social Protection in Old Age; 8. The Indispensability of Voice: Organising for Social Protection in the Informal Economy; 9. Towards a 'Generative' Model of Social Protection: Making the Links to Development Policy; References and Select Bibliography; About the Author; Index
Sommario/riassunto: The vast majority of the world's working women, particularly those from low-income households in developing countries, are located in the informal economy in activities that are casual, poorly paid, irregular and outside the remit of formal social security and protective legislation. This book examines the constraints and barriers which continue to confine women to these forms of work and what this implies for their ability to provide for themselves and their families and to cope with insecurity. It develops a framework of analysis that integrates gender, life course and livel
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ISBN: 1-138-66263-1
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910650088703321
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