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Title Gender, time use, and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa / edited by C. Mark Blackden, Quentin Wodon
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 152 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank working paper ; no. 73
World Bank working paper ; no. 73
Contents Gender, time use, and poverty: introduction -- Gender and time poverty in sub-Saharan Africa -- Gender and time poverty in sub-Saharan Africa: a review of empirical evidence from UN-sponsored surveys -- Measuring time poverty and analyzing its determinants: concepts and application to Guinea -- Labor shortages despite underemployment? seasonality in time use in Malawi -- Poverty reduction from full employment: a time use approach -- Assessing the welfare of orphans in Rwanda: poverty, work, schooling, and health
Summary "The papers in this volume contribute to a broader definition of poverty to include "time poverty," and to a broader definition of work to include household work. The papers present a conceptual framework linking both market and household work, review some of the available literature and surveys on time use in Africa, and use tools and approaches drawn from analysis of consumption-based poverty to develop the concept of a time poverty line and to examine linkages between time poverty, consumption poverty, and other dimensions of development in Africa such as education and child labor."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Poverty -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Time management -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Women -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic conditions.
Africa South of the Sahara -- Economic conditions -- 1960-
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Form Electronic book
Author Blackden, C. Mark, 1954-
Wodon, Quentin.
LC no. 2005057777
ISBN 0821365622 (electronic bk.)
1280303174
9780821365625 (electronic bk.)
9781280303173