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Women and income in the Third World

Daisy Hilse Dwyer

Women and income in the Third World

implications for policy

by Daisy Hilse Dwyer

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Published by Population Council in New York, N.Y. (1 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York 10017) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- Developing countries.,
    • Women -- Developing countries.,
    • Income -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDaisy Hilse Dwyer.
      SeriesWorking papers / International Programs ;, no. 18, Working papers (Population Council. International Programs) ;, no. 18.
      ContributionsPopulation Council., Seminar on Women, Income, and Policy (1983 : New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6223 .D85 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 p. ;
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2803465M
      LC Control Number83234923

      The women’s team has four world cup victories, whereas the men’s most recent placing in the world cup was third place in If women were to play in all the games they’re scheduled to play in, each woman could earn a maximum of just under $, Men, on the other hand, could earn almost a quarter of a million dollars each per game.


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A challenge to economic theories that view the household as a harmonious unit with a single decision-maker, this book shows that in the Third World the household is an arena of conflict marked by inequality and negotiation over income and : Paperback.

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