Women and the Distribution of Wealth
Normal Price: $247.00
Your Price: $222.30 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $24.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $11.12 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Women and the Distribution of Wealth by Carmen Diane Deere
Book DescriptionGender is rarely taken into account in analyses of the distribution of wealth, and the evidence on women's ownership of wealth is surprisingly scarce. It is important to examine the distribution of wealth by gender because gender is one important dimension along which inequality exists. In addition, women and men may use their wealth, and the income that it generates, differently and this may have consequences for household well-being and the larger society. Wealth also is related to power - both economic and political power - and asset ownership is related to increased empowerment and well-being. This collection focuses on documenting the gender distribution of wealth and addressing how and why it matters within a variety of geographical contexts. Including historical, comparative, analytical, and policy-oriented work, the essays: * conceptualize how we think about and measure asset ownership * analyze wealth as a measure of bargaining power within households * examine different marital regimes and their implications for the dynamic of wealth accumulation * take into account differences of race, ethnicity, and social class * consider the role of the state in reducing inequalities in wealth and assets by gender and class. This book was previously published as a special issue of Feminist Economics.
Buy Women and the Distribution of Wealth book by Carmen Diane Deere from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415420020
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Women and the Distribution of Wealth book by Carmen Diane Deere and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Carmen Diane Deere
Carmen Diana Deere is Professor of Food and Resource Economics and Latin American Studies and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida. Cheryl R. Doss is currently the Director of Graduate Studies for the MA program in International Relations, the Associate Chair of the International Affairs Council and a Lecturer in Economics at Yale University.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687