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作者 Roy, Kartik C
書名 Institutions And Gender Empowerment In The Global Economy
出版項 Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2008
©2008
國際標準書號 9789812798084 (electronic bk.)
9789812709967
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (329 pages)
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系列 World Scientific Studies In International Economics ; v.5
World Scientific Studies In International Economics
附註 Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Foreword -- Institutional Affiliations of Contributors -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1. Development and Gender Empowerment: Conceptual and Theoretical Issues Kartik C. Roy, Hans C. Blomqvist and Cal Clark -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Development -- 3. The Views of Young Marx on Development -- 4. Gandhi's Ideas on Development -- 5. Background to Understanding Sen's Development Philosophy -- 6. Sen's Concept of Development -- 7. The Link Between Young Marx, Gandhi, and Sen -- 8. Institutional Implications of Sen's Theory of Development -- 9. Sen's Theory of Exchange Entitlement, Endowment, and Poverty -- 10. The Essence of the Theory -- 11. Decomposition of the Theory of Exchange Entitlement -- 12. Poverty and Gender Empowerment -- References -- Chapter 2. Dimensions of Poverty and Discrimination Against Women Kartik C. Roy, Hans C. Blomqvist and Cal Clark -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Access and Returns to Markets -- 3. To Cope with Vulnerability -- 4. Gender Empowerment: Discrimination Against Women -- 5. Dowry and Women's Bargaining Power -- 6. Theories of Household Economy -- 7. The Institution of Marriage -- 8. The Institution of Dowry -- 9. Reasons for Dowry-Giving -- 10. Women's Reproductive Decision -- 11. Education, Health, and Employment -- 11.1. Education -- 11.2. Health -- 11.3. Employment -- 11.4. Vulnerability of female labor -- 12. Ownership of Property -- 13. Technological Development, Transfer, and Adoption -- 14. Violence Against Women -- 14.1. Powerlessness, voicelessness, helplessness, and peacelessness -- 14.2. Physical violence against women -- 15. Women's Participation in Political Governance -- References -- Chapter 3. Can the State and its Institutions Facilitate Gender Empowerment? Kartik C. Roy, Hans C. Blomqvist and Cal Clark -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The State and its Institutions
3. The Role of The State as the Formidable Institution -- 4. The Demise of the Neo-Classical State -- 5. The New Institutional Economics and Gender Empowerment -- 6. Corruption Perception Index (CPI) and Institutional Non-Compliance Score (INCS) -- 7. Deprivation Scores -- 8. Enforcer of Gender Discrimination: Patriarch or Matriarch -- 8.1. Within the household -- 8.2. Outside the Household -- References -- Chapter 4. Institutions and Gender Empowerment in India Kartik C. Roy -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Property Rights, Economic Freedom, and Empowerment -- 2.1. Women's socio-economic status and land rights: Historical perspective -- 2.2. Issue of land rights in post-independence India -- 2.3. Women and the current state of inheritance rights -- 2.4. Women in the total population in need of land rights -- 2.5. Granting land ownership to landless women: Ground realities -- 3. Women's Employment and Income -- 3.1. Other aspects of women's employment status -- 3.2. Income and assets in household bargaining -- 4. Dowry, Assets, and Violence against Women -- 4.1. Dowry-related torture and murder -- 4.2. Infanticide, abortion, and missing women -- 4.3. Vulnerability to other risks -- 5. Gender-related Development Indicators and Deprivation Scores forWomen -- 6. The Constitution, Law, and the Indian State -- 6.1. Laws affecting women's property rights -- 6.2. Laws relating to the prohibition of dowry -- 7. Recent State Actions for Women's Empowerment -- 8. Population Policy and Women's Health -- 9. Piecemeal Approach to Women's Empowerment -- 9.1. Important variables in women's empowerment -- 10. The Failure of the State in Empowering Women -- 11. Recommendations and Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5. Gender, Institutions, and Empowerment: Lessons from China Jude Howell -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Overview of Women's Status in China
3. State Institutions and Women's Empowerment -- 5. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6. Institutions and Gender Empowerment in Taiwan Cal Clark and Janet Clark -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Conflicting Dynamics of Development for the Empowerment of Women -- 3. Women and Development in Taiwan: Fairly Good General Outcomes -- 4. The Impact of Social and Cultural Institutions on Women's Empowerment in Taiwan -- 5. The Impact of Political Institutions on Women's Empowerment in Taiwan -- 6. Institutions and Women's Empowerment in Taiwan -- References -- Chapter 7. Institutions and Women's Empowerment in Kenya Tabitha W. Kiriti-Nganga -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Women's Contribution to Kenya's Economic and Social Development -- 3. To Cope with Vulnerability -- 4. Gender Empowerment: Discrimination against Women in Kenya -- 4.1. Second-class citizens -- 4.2. Citizenship -- 5. Women's Bargaining Power in the Household Economy -- 6. The Institution of Marriage and Dowry -- 7. Women's Reproductive Decision -- 8. Education, Health, and Employment -- 8.1. Education -- 8.2. Health -- 8.3. Employment -- 9. Ownership of Property -- 10. Technological Development, Transfer, and Adoption -- 11. Violence Against Women -- 12. Women's Participation in Political Governance -- 13. The Demise of Neoclassical State and Women's Empowerment -- 13.1. The new institutional economics and gender empowerment -- 14. Institutional Non-Compliance and Women's Deprivation Scores -- 15. Policies and Programs forWomen Empowerment in Kenya -- 16. Summary, Conclusions, and Policy Recommendations -- References -- Chapter 8. Institutions and Gender Empowerment in the Global Economy: The Peruvian Case, 1990-2005 Patricia Fuertes Medina -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Analytical Framework: Empowerment and Institutions in the Global Economy -- 2.1. Empowerment and institutions in development
2.2. Global economy, gender, and labor markets -- 2.3. Regional trends and patterns of the feminization of labor -- 2.3.1. Precarious and exploitative versus decent work -- 2.3.2. Feminization of flexible and informal labor -- 3. The Status of Women in Peru -- 3.1. Country profile -- 3.1.1. Diverse and unequal -- 3.1.1.1. Formal and informal Peru -- 3.1.1.2. Urban and rural differentiation -- 3.1.1.3. Indigenous and non-indigenous Peruvians -- 3.2. Institutional changes in Peru, 1990-2005 -- 3.3. Women in Peru -- 3.3.1. Status of Peruvian women -- 3.3.2. Gender and market liberalization -- 3.3.3. A differentiated process of women's empowerment -- 3.3.4. Decision-making at the household level -- 3.3.5. Countertrends -- 4. Labor Markets and Peruvian Women -- 4.1. MSES and the service sector -- 4.2. Qualifications, education and working categories -- 4.3. Gender and labor status: How decent is work? -- 4.4. Labor, Gender, and Ethnic Gaps -- 5. Conclusions and Outlook -- References -- Chapter 9. Institutions and Gender Empowerment in the Fiji Islands Biman C. Prasad and Nalini Lata -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Political and Economic Status of Women in Fiji -- 3. Institutions, Government Policies, and Programs -- 3.1. Legislative development -- 4. Concluding Comments and Recommendations -- References -- Chapter 10. Gender Empowerment and the Status of Women in Great Britain Rene P. McEldowney -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Conflicting Dynamics of Demographic Change -- 3. Women and Education in Great Britain: Exceeding Expectations -- 4. The Economic Status of British Women: Unrealized Potential -- 5. Gender and Power: The Political Status of British Women -- 6. The Status of Women in Great Britain -- References -- Chapter 11. Institutions and Women's Empowerment in the United States Cal Clark and Janet Clark -- 1. Introduction
2. Background Conditions in the United States -- 3. The Status of American Women in Comparative Perspective -- 4. Expanding Opportunities for American Women in Education and the Economy -- 5. Women's Continuing Problems with Poverty and Inequality -- 6. Institutions and Women's Empowerment in the United States -- References -- Chapter 12. Institutions and Gender Empowerment in Greece Rosita Dellios -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Importance of Women in Economic and Social Development in Greece -- 3. Socio-economic Status vis-à-vis Men -- 4. Indicators4 -- 5. Decomposition of Exchange Entitlement Theory -- 6. Types and Depth of Economic and Social Poverty that Affect Women in Greece -- 7. Discrimination and the Law -- 8. Summary of Findings and Recommendations for Action -- References -- Chapter 13. Institutions and Women's Empowerment in the Contemporary World Cal Clark, Kartik C. Roy and Hans C. Blomqvist -- 1. An Institutional Model of Women's Empowerment -- 2. Testing the Institutional Model -- 2.1. India -- 2.2. China -- 2.3. Taiwan -- 2.4. Kenya -- 2.6. Fiji -- 2.7. United Kingdom -- 2.8. The United States -- 2.9. Greece -- 3. Implications -- References -- Index
Key Features:The first book of its kind to cover institutional issues in gender empowerment on all five continentsCan be used as a textbook in Development Economics, Sociology, Women's Studies and International Development at universities at the postgraduate level and by government departments, international organizations such as the World Bank, the United Nations Development Program and other non-governmental organizations
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Roy, Kartik C Institutions And Gender Empowerment In The Global Economy Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company,c2008 9789812709967
主題 Women -- Economic conditions.;Women -- Social conditions.;Women -- Employment.;Women -- Government policy.;Social institutions
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Alt Author Clark, Cal
Blomqvist, Hans C
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