Women's Empowerment and Demographic Processes: Moving beyond Cairo

Women's Empowerment and Demographic Processes: Moving beyond Cairo

by Harriet B. Presser, Gita Sen
     
 

This book brings together leading researchers and policy advocates to explore whether the concept of women's empowerment is useful for an understanding of key demographic processes. Its contributors identify new directions for demographic research from the analysis of available data that measure women's empowerment, and point to the implications for

Overview

This book brings together leading researchers and policy advocates to explore whether the concept of women's empowerment is useful for an understanding of key demographic processes. Its contributors identify new directions for demographic research from the analysis of available data that measure women's empowerment, and point to the implications for population-related policies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198297314
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
International Studies in Demography Series
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Harriet Presser is Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center on Population, Gender, and Social Inequality at the University of Maryland. Gita Sen is Professor of Economics at the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore.

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