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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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Identification Number: 137

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
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2009 20:17
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2010 09:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/22734

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