New contributions to the analysis of poverty: methodological and conceptual challenges to understanding poverty from a gender perspective
Sylvia H. Chant, United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Women and Development Unit
United Nations Publications, 2003 - Business & Economics - 66 pages
This publication outlines major methodological and conceptual challenges to understanding poverty from a gender perspective. While Latin America is the main focus of analysis throughout the paper, given the global reach of discourses on gender and poverty, insights are also drawn from academic and policy discussions outside the region.
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