Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781780320410 Published March 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $125.95 ISBN: 9781780320427 Published March 2013 For sale in North and South America only

Gender and Social Protection in the Developing World

Beyond Mothers and Safety Nets

Rebecca Holmes and Nicola Jones

Gender and Social Protection in the Developing World

Rebecca Holmes and Nicola Jones

Distributed for Zed Books

336 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781780320410 Published March 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $125.95 ISBN: 9781780320427 Published March 2013 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction: why social protection needs a gender lens
1. Key concepts in gender and social protection
2. The gendered patterning of vulnerability, risk and resilience
3. Transferring income and assets: assessing the contribution to gender-sensitive poverty reduction
4. Working one's way out of poverty: public works through a gender lens
5. Insuring against shocks: the gendered dimensions of insurance
6. Ensuring access to state provision: towards more gender-sensitive subsidy schemes
7. Why politics matters: a gendered political economy approach to social protection
8. Conclusions and recommendations: advancing gender-sensitive social protection
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