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Economic Dimensions of Gender Inequality

A Global Perspective


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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

  • Development economics,
  • Development studies,
  • Labour economics,
  • Sex discrimination,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Economic Development,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Business Ethics,
  • Business & Economics / Labor,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Employment,
  • Sex role,
  • Social conditions,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJanet M. Rives (Editor), Mahmood Yousefi (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10289220M
    ISBN 100275956180
    ISBN 109780275956189

    Gender inequality in access to and control of productive assets and resources acts as a brake to women’s economic participation and limits economic growth. Labor and time constraints differentially affect women’s and men’s capacity to engage in business activity, with significant consequences for agricultural productivity in the context. The way that poverty is conventionally measured probably hides its gender dimensions. The standard assumption is that there is an equal distribution within the household. The only way that poverty rates would then differ between men and women is that the gender breakdown differs according to consumption or income per person (or per equivalent single. Downloadable! The collapse of the Soviet Union initiated an unprecedented social and economic transformation of the successor countries and altered the gender balance in a region that counted gender equality as one of the key legacies of its socialist past. The transition experience of the region has amply demonstrated that the changes in the gender balance triggered by economic shifts are far.

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The Gender Inequality Index from the Human Development Report only has data from Considering this, Sarah Carmichael, Selin Dilli and Auke Rijpma, from Utrecht University, produced a similar composite index of gender inequality, using available data for the periodin order to make aggregate comparisons over the long run.

This contributed volume explores the status of women in the economies of countries at various developmental stages. Issues covered include, first, evidence of economic and social inequality throughout the world.

Second, gender inequality in many societies can be explained by inadequate investment in human capital. Third, by overlooking women's nonmarket output, countries generally. : Economic Dimensions of Gender Inequality: A Global Perspective (Management; 34) (): Rives, Janet, Yousefi, Mahmood: BooksFormat: Hardcover.

Read the full-text online edition of Economic Dimensions of Gender Inequality: A Global Perspective (). Part I addresses the interaction of economic development and gender inequality, while Part II discusses women in France, Mexico, Nigeria, and Turkey.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Economic Dimensions of Gender Inequality: A Global Perspective (Management; 34).Cited by: Issues covered include, first, evidence of economic and social inequality throughout the world.

Second, gender inequality in many societies can be explained by inadequate investment in human capital. Third, by overlooking women's nonmarket output, countries generally overlook women's economic contributions to.

The Global Inequality of Women. The problem of global poverty first discussed in Chapter 2 “Poverty” is especially severe for women. Although, as Chapter 2 “Poverty” noted, more than billion people on earth are desperately poor, their ranks include more than their fair share of women, who are estimated to make up 70 percent of the world’s poor.

This contributed volume explores the status of women in the economies of countries at various developmental stages. Issues covered include, first, evidence of economic and social inequality throughout the world.

Second, gender inequality in many societies can be explained by inadequate investment in human capital. Third, by overlooking women's non-market output, countries generally Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: An international overview of gender inequality / Mahmood Yousefi --Export-led growth and the persistence of gender inequality in the newly industrialized countries / Stephanie Seguino --Workforce sex segregation in developing countries: general patterns and statistical.

"This book on the economic dimensions of gender inequality is full of insights on different cultures, on their selectivity in relation to women’s rights and on the terrible consequences of gender inequality which result across the world.

dimensions of gender inequality may vary. Chapter 5 (by Romina Kazandjian, Lisa Kolovich, Kalpana Kochhar, and Monique Newiak) focuses on the relationship between gender inequality and economic diversification and shows that gender inequality decreases the vari-ety of goods produced and exported, particularly in low-income and develop-ing.

William T. Grant Foundation • • Inequality Matters 1 Talk of inequality, particularly economic inequality, in the public sphere is commonplace in twenty-first century America. Indeed, various aspects of social inequality—race, gender, class, sexual orientation, File Size: KB. The Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-Being (LIMEW) was established in order to improve existing official measures of economic well-being and to allow for accurate cross-sectional and intertemporal comparisons.

GEE has enhanced this area of the Levy Institute’s work by developing research on the intersection of gender inequality. Part I addresses the interaction of economic development and gender inequality. Chapters explore gender inequality in newly industrialized countries, the effects of economic development on employment status in less developed countries in the Western Hemisphere, and the economic development and status of women in South : Janet Rives, Mahmood Yousefi.

There is clearly also a values-based case for gender equality: women are one-half of the world’s population and deserve equal access to health, education, economic participation and earning potential, and political decision-making power. Gender equality is. Gender inequality pervades the world. In considering the dimensions of economic gender inequality, women still make less than men in the formal work sector, are more likely to live in poverty, are less likely to participate in the formal work sector, and do a larger share of work in the household by: 3.

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We also serve alternative kinds and sort of the books to search. Later chapters in this book will continue to highlight various dimensions of racial and ethnic inequality. Although Table “Selected Indicators of Racial and Ethnic Inequality in the United States” shows that African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans fare much worse than whites, it presents a more complex pattern for Asian Americans.

At the current rate of progress, it will take another years to reach gender parity, according to the World Economic Forum’s most recent Global Gender Gap report. Across the countries covered since the first edition of the report, the biggest gaps to close are in the economic and political empowerment dimensions, which will take Gender is one of the principal dimensions of inequality and stratification in any society.

It intersects in multiple and complex ways with such other dimensions of inequality and stratification as Author: David Bills.

Humanity Divided: Confronting Inequality in Developing Countries Gender inequality Introduction Gender is a primary marker of social and economic stratification and, as a result, of exclusion.

Regardless of one’s socioeconomic class, there are systematic gender differences in material well-being, although the degree. Book Series Working in Gender & Development book series. The WiGaD series brings together themed selections of the best articles from the journal Gender & Development, and other Oxfam publications repackaged in book form to reach a wide audience of development practitioners and policy makers, and students and academics.

Titles in this series present the theory and practice of gender-oriented. dimensions of gender inequality to trace how education, economic, and religious practices affect economic growth through their influence on gender equality.

Gender inequality is a result of the persistent discrimination of one group of people based upon gender and it manifests itself differently according to race, culture, politics, country, and economic situation. Gender Inequality Index of Thailand.

Thailand was 69th in global rank of the UNDP's Gender Inequality Index (GII) in out of countries, with the GII value of (where the GII values range from 0 to 1, with 1 representing perfect inequality). A groundbreaking book about the direct relationship between a woman's rights and freedoms and the economic prosperity of her country.

development economics, with a particular focus on the gender dimensions of economic and labour market policy, as well as social policy and care. Her publications include Humanity Divided: Confronting Inequality in Developing Countries.

She received her doctorate in economics from the New School for Social Size: KB. This entry considers the interplay of education and inequality along two related dimensions.

First, the extent to which education is unequally distributed through the population is discussed; with inequalities in education across family background, gender, race and ethnicity outlined and by:   Fig 4: Dr.

Emanuela Lombardo’s gender-related publications in Dimensions. Gender issues have also been the focus of 39 clinical trials and nine patents, including one by Adobe Inc.

for a model that takes into account gender bias when pricing media has also played a role in more than policy documents, the topics of which range from violence against women to greater. Gender inequality refers to unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals based on their gender.

It arises from differences in socially constructed gender roles. [1] Gender systems are often dichotomous and hierarchical; gender binary systems may reflect the inequalities that manifest in numerous dimensions of daily life. Now in its 14th year, the Global Gender Gap Report benchmarks countries on their progress towards gender parity in four dimensions: Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival and Political Empowerment.

In addition, this year’s report examines gender gap prospects in the professions of the future. Gender equality is a multidimensional term assuming economic, cultural and social dimensions. I would always consider the discussion under three primary topics.

The right to Author: Meera Kaul. Book > Textbooks > Gender & Sexuality Studies Expedited access to textbooks and digital content Instructors: Due to the COVID pandemic and in support of your transition to online learning, requests for complimentary review copies of our textbooks will be fulfilled through our eBooks partner, VitalSource.

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“The World Development Report: Equity and Development.”. Journal of Economic Inequality, 4: – [Google Scholar]) in his critique of the WDR 17 For example, the concept is explained at length in a two-page box entitled “Inequality traps stifle economic development in a north Indian village” (World Bank 26–7 Cited by: This chapter examines the impact of a gender perspective on economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights.

It argues that women's equal enjoyment of ESC rights with men is central to their relationships with the state, their community, private employers, and within their family.

The chapter first traces the development of the concept of 'gender' that emerged in the international agenda in the. Social and Economic Inequality Gender Inequality. The population pyramid provided shows that there are slightly more women than men on the planet.

In the world of work, there continue to be pronounced imbalances across genders, reflecting Author: R. Adam Dastrup, Ma, Gisp. Gender inequality affects economic growth. The WEF came up with the startling news that India had slipped in Gender Gap Index, with ranking lower Author: Jayshree Sengupta.

It also covers other dimensions of inequality and their interplay with gender, such as family formation, wellbeing, race, and immigrant status. The author was awarded the. The Oxford Handbook of Economic Inequality presents a challenging analysis of economic inequality, focusing primarily on economic inequality in highly-developed countries.

This comprehensive and authoritative volume contains twenty-seven original contributions on topics ranging from gender to happiness, from poverty to top incomes, and from employers to the welfare state. distinct, these different dimensions of inequality are often related to each other, even if the correlation is not perfect.

For example, patterns of educational inequality may reflect gender disparities, or asset inequalities may be consequences of – and/or contribute to – inequality in political power. Another aspect of this question is.However, there has been a notable broadening of economic perspectives to the inequality of capabilities or economic functionings (see Sen).

Inequalities in power, status, income, or wealth clearly interact, but these are also analytically distinguishable dimensions of inequality, which are not necessarily perfectly correlated. Economic man has epitomized neo-liberal capitalism, which embraces competition and maximization of profit, resulting in a steep increase in economic inequality.

The book demonstrates that women's inequality is a crucial factor in economic inequality, which cannot be fully understood without relating to women's situation, and that economic woman Author: Frances Raday.