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The intersection of family, gender and economy in the developing world

The intersection of family, gender and economy in the developing world

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Published by United Nations in Vienna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family -- Developing countries.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOccasional papers series -- no. 9, Occasional papers series (United Nations) -- no. 9.
    ContributionsUnited Nations. Secretariat for the International Year of the Family.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21052578M

      At the current rate of progress, it will take another years to reach gender parity, according to the World Economic Forum’s most recent Global Gender Gap report. Across the countries covered since the first edition of the report, the biggest gaps to close are in the economic and political empowerment dimensions, which will take   This interagency report, produced by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Labour Office (ILO), is the first comprehensive look at gender and work in rural areas since the start of the global economic crisis.

      The Intersectional Approach. Sociologist Patricia Hill Collins developed and explained the concept of intersectionality in her groundbreaking book, Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, published in Today intersectionality is a mainstay concept of critical race studies, feminist studies, queer studies, the sociology of globalization, and a. to accelerate development. Interestingly, the World Development Report (World Bank ) adopts a much more nuanced message. While it emphasizes the “business case” for women empowerment, it mainly takes it as given that the equality between women and men is a desirable goal in itself, and policies should aim to achieve that goal.

    The development of family sociology did much to prepare the way for family history. By the second half of the nineteenth century, a consciously "scientific" approach to families was taking shape under the auspices of a developing European social science, influenced particularly by the ideas of Frédéric LePlay (–82) and the Société d. effect on economic growth differences between regions, with the Middle East and North Africa and South Asia suffering from slower growth in female employment. 1 A version of this paper was written as a background paper for the World Bank Flagship Report “Gender and Development in the Middle East and North Africa.


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