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Rural women at work

strategies for development in South Asia

by Ruth Dixon-Mueller

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Published by Published for Resources for the Future by the Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia,
  • South Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- South Asia,
    • Producer cooperatives -- South Asia,
    • Rural development -- South Asia,
    • Rural women -- Employment -- South Asia,
    • South Asia -- Population policy

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRuth B. Dixon.
      ContributionsResources for the Future.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6182.57 .D58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 227 p. ;
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4718993M
      ISBN 10080182124X
      LC Control Number78005825

      Daniel T. Lichter, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Abstract. Rural sociology is a field of applied sociological research and training that has historically focused on rural people and places. It has its intellectual origins and administrative home in the US Land-Grant System of colleges. Theoretical concerns historically centered on . Women in the Third World provides an up-to-date general account and review of research on the roles and status of women in contemporary Third World societies. The book focuses on four major themes of underdevelopment which have particular relevance for gender roles and relations: the household, production, reproduction and policy. These issues are illustrated with material from 5/5(2). AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT Thematic Note 2 Labor Rights and Decent Work for Women Agricultural Laborers Niger: New Credit Approaches for Women Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook Sourcebook Agriculture and Rural Development The World Bank. The Sourcebook.


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