Women, poverty and ideology in Asia contradictory pressures, uneasy resolutions

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Haleh Afshar and Bina Agarwal.
ContributionsAfshar, Haleh, 1944-, Agarwal, Bina.
LC ClassificationsHQ1726 .W68 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 242 p. ;
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1625344M
ISBN 100333444086, 0333444094
LC Control Number91171740

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This book examines the contradictions between the prevailing ideologies and cultural practices and the economic interests of women in poor households in Asia.

Here the primacy of economic needs necessitates that all members of the household, women, men and children engage in income generating. This book looks at some aspects of the debate in the context of Asia. In particular, it examines the role that ideology can play both as a disabling and an enabling factor in the lives of women seeking to earn a livliehood for themselves and their families under conditions of poverty.

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