Why Has Development Neglected Rural Women?: A Review of the South Asian Literature reviews literatures about the role of women in rural development in South Asia. The book details the concept of development and the importance of considering the role of women in development. Next, the selection discusses the extant literature on women's roles in rural life and economy. The title also analyzes the contemporary knowledge about rural women, and then discusses the general areas or research that should be considered in the future. The text will be of great interest to economists, political scientists, sociologists, and psychologists.
I A Review with a Difference
The Meaning of Development
Why Consider the Role of Women in Development?
Why Has So Little Research Been Done on Women's Roles in Rural Development?
What is The Role of Rural Women in Development?
II Literature on Rural Woman of the Asian Sub-Continent
III What May Have Been Learned So Far
Women are Not a Homogenous Group
Women are a Disadvantaged Sector
Importance of Women's Work
Women Live Their Lives Through Their Male Relatives
The Stereotyped Household and the Myth of the Ever-Present Male Head
Women's Status and Fertility
Some of the Effects Of 'Development' on the Roles of Rural Women
IV If More Knowledge is the Answer, Then What are the Questions?
Female Labor Participation
Female Labor and Family Life
Women's Role in Household Management
Women and Consumption Patterns
Women and the New Technology
Specific Women's Progranities
The Subordination of Women
How Women Perceive Their Roles
How Men Perceive Women
Women's Role in Society's Larger Institutions:Family, Class and Education
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- © Pergamon 1979
- 1st January 1979
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