Unpaid Work And The Economy: Gender, Time-Use and Poverty in Developing Countries

Hardcover | January 15, 2010

EditorRania Antonopoulos, Indira Hirway

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This volume uses unpaid work and time-use survey data (TUS) from across the global South to elucidate the need to incorporate unpaid work into economic analysis in order to better understand poverty and gender (in)equality.

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This volume uses unpaid work and time-use survey data (TUS) from across the global South to elucidate the need to incorporate unpaid work into economic analysis in order to better understand poverty and gender (in)equality.

RANIA ANTONOPOULOS is Director of the 'Gender Equality and the Economy' program at the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, serves as an expert advisor to the United Nations Development program and is codirector of two global networks, the Gender Macroeconomics and International Economics (GEM-IWG) and the Economists for full Emp...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.64 × 5.75 × 1.03 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230217303

ISBN - 13:9780230217300

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements * Notes on Contributors * List of Abbreviations and Acronyms * Introduction: Unpaid Work and the Economy; R. Antonopoulos and I. Hirway * Unpaid Work and Unemployment: engendering public job creation;R. Antonopoulos * Understanding Poverty in India: Insights Emerging from Time-Use Survey Data;I. Hirway * Gender Inequalities in Allocating Time to Paid and Unpaid Work: Evidence from Bolivia; M. Medeiros, R. Osório and J. Costa * Poverty, Unemployment and Unpaid Work: A Gendered Analysis for the Case of South Africa; R. Antonopoulos and E. Memis * Unpaid HIV/AIDS Care: Gendered Dimensions and the Feminization of Poverty;O. Akintola * Public Investment and Unpaid Work in India: Selective Evidence from Time-Use Data; L. Chakraborty * Removing the Cloak of Invisibility: Integrating Unpaid Household Services in National Economic Accounts; S. Collas-Monsod * Lessons from the Buenos Aires Time Use Survey: A Methodological Assessment; V. Esquivel * Issues in Time-Use Measurement and Valuation: Lessons from African experience on Technical and Analytical Issues; J. Charmes *
Methodology and Methods of Time Use Data Collection: A World Survey of the Global South; I. Hirway * Index