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Urban livelihoods, employment and gender

Chant, Sylvia (2004) Urban livelihoods, employment and gender. In: Gwynne, Robert. N and Cristóbal, Kay, (eds.) Latin America Transformed : Globalization and Modernity. Arnold Publication.2nd ed., Hodder Arnold, London, UK, pp. 210-231. ISBN 9780340809303

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Abstract

Latin America Transformed, explains the region's economic, political, social and cultural transformations, its association with globalization and the search for modernity, and contributes to a greater understanding of how these transformations are affecting the people of Latin America. Using a political economy approach to unravel the concepts of globalization and modernity within Latin America, emphasis is placed on interpreting the macro-level structures that frame the transformations taking place. The book also investigates the dynamics of people's livelihoods as they make sense of, rework and live out these structural transformations.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: © 2004 Arnold
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Sets: Departments > Gender Institute
Departments > Geography and Environment
Collections > Economists Online
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2008 12:51
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/9928/

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