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Gender aspects of urban economic growth and development

Chant, Sylvia (1997) Gender aspects of urban economic growth and development. Research paper, 137. United Nations University, Helsinki, Finland.

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Abstract

The urbanization process is frequently shaped by prevailing constructions of gender. The recognition of this phenomenon is vital both in diagnosis and policy terms. This paper aims at illustrating the importance of gender in three major related aspects of urban growth and development: (i) transformations in household structure; (ii) shifts in household survival strategies and; (iii) changing patterns of employment.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Official URL: http://www.wider.unu.edu/
Additional Information: © 1997 World Institute for Development Economics Research
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: 137
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2009 20:17
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/22734/

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