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how misleading is the unitary model of household resources?

Quisumbing, Agnes R.; Haddad, Lawrence James; Peña, Christine;
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  • Published: 05 Apr 2017
  • Publisher: Bristol University Press
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<jats:title>ABSTRACT</jats:title><jats:p>A recent edition of this <jats:italic>Journal</jats:italic> (Volume 16, Part 2, April 1987) was devoted to a number of articles on the definition and measurement of poverty. Surprisingly, perhaps, this did not include any specific discussion of gender differences in the causes, extent and experience of poverty. But such gender differences do exist, though they are often obscured by much research on poverty. Our initial response to the special edition on poverty was to write a reply discussing how the various contributors had ignored the issue of gender. But women cannot simply be ‘added in’ to existing analyses; instead a...
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free text keywords: Gender ,Household resource allocation ,Poverty ,rural population ,Developing countries ,, Social exclusion, Family structure, Development economics, Social deprivation, Economics, Labour economics, Feminization of poverty, Poverty, Basic needs, Social Sciences (miscellaneous), Public Administration, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, Sociology, Disadvantage, Welfare, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Political economy, Scrutiny, Public knowledge, Individual income, Family income, Demographic economics, Public research
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