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.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Taylor and Francis Journals in its journal Feminist Economics.
Volume (Year): 5 (1999)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?target=journal&id=101482
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Oliveri, Mario Nicolás, 2013.
"Feminización de la pobreza en España: un análisis del estado de la cuestión
[Feminization of poverty in Spain: a state-of-the-art review]," MPRA Paper 47892, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Elizabeth Durbin, 1999. "Towards a Gendered Human Poverty Measure," Feminist Economics, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 5(2), pages 105-108.
- John Ataguba & William M. Fonta & Hyacinth E. Ichoku, 2011. "The Determinants of Multidimensional Poverty in Nsukka, Nigeria," Working Papers PMMA 2011-13, PEP-PMMA.
- Feminization of poverty in Wikipedia (English)
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Michael McNulty).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.