Women, Poverty and Ideology in Asia: Contradictory Pressures, Uneasy Resolutions

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This book examines the contradictions between the prevailing ideologies and cultural practices and the economic interests of women in poor households in Asia. Here the primacy of economic needs necessitates that all members of the household, women, men and children engage in income generating employment; yet at the same time prevailing ideologies often impose restrictions on women's work. Thus caught in the poverty trap they face conflicting choices between survival needs and social acceptability. This collection of essays ...

Women, Poverty and Ideology in Asia: Contradictory Pressures, Uneasy Resolutions 1990, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333444085

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Women, Poverty and Ideology in Asia: Contradictory Pressures, Uneasy Resolutions 1990, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

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