What Does Feminization of Poverty Mean? It Isn't Just Lack of Income
AbstractThis paper challenges the use of poverty incidence among female-headed households as a measure of feminization of poverty. It proposes an alternative framework of human poverty, focusing not on incomes but on human outcomes in terms of choices and opportunities that a person faces.
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Volume (Year): 5 (1999)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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