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Gender and social protection in the developing world :

by Holmes, Rebecca
Authors: Jones, Nicola. Published by : Zed Books ; | Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, (London ; | New York : | New York :) Physical details: xix, 316 p: ill; 22 cm ISBN: 1780320418 Subject(s): Women --Services for --Developing countries. | Women --Developing countries --Social conditions. | Women's rights --Developing countries. | Sex role --Developing countries. Year: 2013
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-306) and index.

Introduction : why social protection needs a gender lens -- Key concepts in gender and social protection -- The gendered patterning of vulnerability, risk and resilience -- Transferring income and assets : assessing the contribution to gender-sensitive poverty reduction -- Working one's way out of poverty : public works through a gender lens -- Insuring against shocks : the gendered dimensions of insurance -- Ensuring access to state provision : towards more gender-sensitive subsidy schemes -- Why politics matters : a gendered political economy approach to social protection -- Conclusions and recommendations : advancing gender-sensitive social protection.

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