Limit search to available items
Book Cover
E-book

Title The arena of everyday life / edited by Carja Butijn, Johan van Ophem, Gerda Casimir
Published Wageningen : Wageningen Academic Publishers, [2013]
©2013
Online access available from:
Springer eBooks    View Resource Record  

Copies

Description 1 online resource
Series Mansholt publication series ; v. 12
Mansholt publication series ; v. 12
Contents Theoretical concepts: livelihood and household. Beyond the livelihood framework: aspirations and well-being in encounters with aids orphans in Mozambique / Tanja R. Müller -- Modified extended households: co-residence, headship and household resource management in the context of labour out-migration in rural Nepal / Hom N. Gartaula -- Health: food security, hygiene and HIV/AIDS. Understanding food security: some methodological innovations / Julieta R. Roa -- Manner mayks man: on manners and hygiene / Valerie Curtis -- Households and social networks in times of HIV/AIDS: a case from Tanzania / Carolyne Nombo -- Female opportunities to foster income procurement: microfinance and entrepreneurship. Social and financial performance of the SIKAP microfinance program: the case of women-borrowers in a rural village in the Philippines / Carla Edith G. Jimena, Emelita M. Balatibat, Emilia S. Visco, Jennifer Marie S. Amparo -- Women fish traders and entrepreneurship: case studies from a coastal fishing community in Nigeria / Ekaete Udong -- Societal developments in Western society: opportunities for the elderly and the home-work balance of telecommuters -- Segments in long-term care and loneliness enabling tailor-made services to elderly people / Katrien Luijkx -- The home-work balance of telecommuters: ten years after / Gerda Casimir -- On the arena of everyday life / Carja Butijn, Johan van Ophem, Gerda Casimir
Summary In 'The arena of everyday life' nine authors look back and forward at developments in the sociology of consumers and households. Nine chapters show variety in the employed methods, from multivariate analyses of survey data to classical essays. The contributions are organised around four themes. In the first theme, two chapters entail a critical discussion of the concepts livelihood and household. The second part deals with health, in particular food security, hygiene and aids/HIV. The third theme focuses on female opportunities to foster income procurement of household by respectively microfinance and entrepreneurship. The fourth theme concentrates on two topical societal developments in a Western society, the first chapter dealing with the issue of creating opportunities for tailor-made services to older people, the second one focussing on the home-work balance of telecommuters. This publication, written by international researchers, once supervised by prof. Anke Niehof, while writing their PhD dissertation, or (former) colleagues of Niehof, covers the many issues and reflecting her work and interest. The arena of everyday life is what her research and teaching evolved around, as shown in this book
Analysis Life sciences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social sciences.
Quality of life.
Quality of Life.
Social Sciences.
Form Electronic book
Author Butijn, C. A. A., editor
Ophem, J. A. C. van (Johan A. C.), editor
Casimir, Gerda, editor
ISBN 9789086867752 (electronic bk.)
9086867758 (electronic bk.)
9086862217
9789086862214