Fuwa, Nobuhiko (2000): A Note on the Analysis of Female Headed Households in Developing Countries. Published in: Technical Bulletin of Faculty of Horticulture Chiba University No. 54 (2000): pp. 125-138.
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In this paper, we will attempt to clarify some issues commonly found in recent discussions surrounding female headship analysis, in general, and will also discuss recent literature on the relationship between female headship and poverty, in particular. The issues addressed here include: the confusion between female headship analysis and gender analysis of poverty; the existence of alternative definitions of household headship; and the existence of different analytical purposes of using the concept of household headship and the need for using appropriate headship definitions for each purpose.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A Note on the Analysis of Female Headed Households in Developing Countries|
|Keywords:||female headed household; gender and development; gender and poverty; intrahousehold analysis;|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D13 - Household Production and Intrahousehold Allocation
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O15 - Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J16 - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
|Depositing User:||Nobuhiko Fuwa|
|Date Deposited:||21. Jun 2010 03:15|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 16:17|
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