Woman's Role in Economic Development

Front Cover
Earthscan, 1989 - Social Science - 283 pages
A documented investigation into what happens to women in the process of economic and social growth throughout the Third World. Covering the situation in Africa, Latin America and Asia, Boserup considers the role of women in the development and modernization of poor countries in terms of topics such as land rights, employment, land rights, industrialization and marriage systems.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Male and Female Farming Systems
5 Women in a Mens World
from the Hut to the Factory

9 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information