Women and Development in Africa: How Gender Works
Extrait de l'introduction : "This book offers an introduction to the analysis of gender in the economies of sub-saharian Africa. Gender refers to the constellation of rules and identities that prescribe and proscribe behavior for persons, in their social roles as men and women. These rules and identities may be deliberate or unintended, explicit or implicit, conscious or unconscious. All societies of the world are gendered. The focus here will be on Africa south of the Sahara Desert. [...] Exploring gender issues is an opportunity to master analytical and empirical tools used in the social sciences. [...] The approach adopted in this book emphasizes the interactions between the choices that individuals make and the social environment that structures those choices."
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activities adult African countries African societies allocation analysis areas assets bargaining behavior Bereba borrowers Botswana boys bridewealth Burkina Faso Bwa women capital CEDAW child choices coefficients colonial costs Cote d'lvoire credit program crosstab daughters Development divorce dowry dummy variable earn effects equilibrium estimated ethnic exchange rate expenditures farm female fields gender Ghana girls groups higher household husband income increase individual inherit investments Kenya Kevane labor market land loan male marginal marriage contract marriage market married matrilineal maximization measures Microcredit mortality Mossi Nagreongo Nash Nash equilibrium Ouagadougou outcome parents percent person political polygyny problem production projects ratio regression schooling sexual share significant social norms strategy structures Sub-Saharan Africa Sudan supply-and-demand Table Tanzania tenure threat points tion Uganda urban utility village wage widow wife wives woman World Bank Zambia Zimbabwe