Making a Living in Rural Sudan: Production of Women, Labour Migration of Men, and Policies for Peasants' Needs

Making a Living in Rural Sudan: Production of Women, Labour Migration of Men, and Policies for Peasants' Needs

by Elke Grawert

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ISBN-13: 9780312210069
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 11/25/1998
Pages: 257
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 2.00(h) x 10.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
ix(2)
Acknowledgements xi(2)
List of Abbreviations xiii(2)
Conversions xv
1 Introduction
1(6)
Rural Development
3(1)
Food Insecurity
4(1)
Rural Women
4(1)
Migration
4(3)
2 Methodology
7(16)
The Livelihood Sectors
10(5)
The Livelihood Networks
15(1)
Quantifying livelihood data
16(1)
Peasant Livelihood: A Model
17(2)
Limits of the Field Study
19(1)
Stylistic Remarks
20(3)
3 Peasant Livelihood: Options and Constraints
23(34)
Peasant Economy and Society: Theoretical Considerations
23(5)
Peasant Livelihood in Sudan
28(2)
The Economic Framework
30(2)
The Position of Peasants in Sudanese Society
32(3)
Peasant Livelihood in Kutum
35(18)
Conclusion: Components of Peasant Livelihood
53(4)
4 Impact of Food Insecurity on Peasant Livelihood
57(28)
Concepts of Food Insecurity and Famine
57(8)
Food Insecurity in Darfur/Sudan
65(16)
Relation of Food Insecurity to Peasant Livelihood
81(4)
5 Women's Role in Securing Peasant Livelihood
85(32)
Concepts of Women's Role in the Underdeveloped World
85(12)
Impact of Gender Relations on the Livelihood of the Rural Population in Sudan
97(2)
The Gender-Specific Division of Labourin Kutum
99(6)
Gender-specific Entitlements
105(2)
Some Notes on Household Membership
107(1)
Women's Role in Society
108(6)
Implication of Women's Subordination on Peasant Livelihood
114(3)
6 Labour Migration: An Option for Peasant Livelihood?
117(36)
Motivations, Functions and the Impact of Labour Migration: Theoretical Approaches
118(9)
Migration in Sudan
127(3)
The Labour Markets for Migrants
130(5)
Kutum, an Area Affected by Migration
135(9)
Impact of Labour Migration on Kutum Women
144(5)
Migration, Gender Relations and Food Security: Conclusions
149(4)
7 Particulars on Peasants, Food Security, Gender Relations and Labour Migration: Pillars of the Livelihood Approach
153(24)
Connecting Key Determinants of Peasant Livelihood
153(4)
Modelling Peasant Livelihood Conditions
157(8)
Policies for Peasants' Needs
165(12)
8 Policies in Sudan and Peasant Livelihood: Correspondences and Contradictions
177(30)
Sudanese Policies between 1956 and 1989
177(10)
Policy Changes since 1989
187(12)
Changes of Peasant Livelihood: A Summary
199(4)
Conclusion
203(4)
Appendix 207(8)
A Glossary of Arab Words 207(2)
B Maps 209(2)
C Questionnaire 211(4)
References 215(16)
Index 231

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