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Author Vecchio, Nerina, 1964-

Title Poverty, female-headed households, and sustainable economic development / Nerina Vecchio and Kartik C. Roy
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998

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Description xii, 130 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Contributions in economics and economic history, 0084-9235 ; no. 190
Contributions in economics and economic history. 0084-9235 ; no. 190
Contents 1. Female-Headed Households: A Worldwide Perspective -- 2. Status of Women in the Third World: Theoretical Perspective -- 3. Socioeconomic Status of Third World Women with Reference to Women in India -- 4. Women in West Bengal -- 5. Fieldwork Background -- 6. Basic Demographic Characteristics of Households -- 7. Income -- 8. Discrimination -- 9. Economic Stress and Survival Strategies -- 10. Sustainable Rural Development: Trickle-Down Method versus Participatory System
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [119]-125) and index
Subject Poor women -- India.
Rural development -- India.
Women heads of households -- India.
Author Roy, K. C. (Kartik Chandra), 1941-
LC no. 97008782
ISBN 0313301913