3 edition of Survival strategies of poor women in urban Africa found in the catalog.
Survival strategies of poor women in urban Africa
Includes bibliographical references (p. 26-27).
|Statement||C. O"Reilly and A. Gordon.|
|Series||NRI socio-economic series ;, 10|
|LC Classifications||HQ1801.5 .O74 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 30 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||30|
|LC Control Number||00302749|
IN times of drought and depleted grazing, farmers can turn to an under-utilised and often overlooked resource - bush vegetation - to provide fodder that would help their livestock survive. which a person (or household) is considered to be ‘poor’. It is determined by access to a group of goods and services considered ‘minimal’ for survival. Different methods of calculation result in different poverty lines. As a result, some country studies use two .
The essays in this volume emanated from the Africa Conference at the University of Texas at Austin. The theme of the 15th conference was “Development, Urban Space, and Human Rights in Africa,” and constituted a robust attempt at intervening in the understanding of the complex interaction between urbanization, development, and democratic dynamics on the African Pages: 1. Slums. 2. Slums—Case studies. 3. Slums—Government policy. 4. Urban poor—Housing. 5. Urban poor—Statistics. I. United Nations Human Settlements Programme HVC48 '—dc
Poverty in Africa presents a comprehensive picture on the extent of poverty in Africa and the institutional constraints to poverty reduction, Prepared by eminent economists the volume provides an analysis of poverty, income distribution and labour markets, and offers a range of tools for monitoring poverty and assessing the impacts of various poverty reduction programs. While women in much of Africa have struggled to gain urban citizenship and continue to be weighed down by poor education, low income and confinement to domestic responsibilities due to patriarchic norms, a new form of urban dynamism - partly informed by the informal economy - is now enabling them to manage poverty, create jobs and link to the.
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The third part explores the grassroots survival strategies of the poor themselves. It looks at the strategies of poor families with particular reference to women's health-seeking behavior, the plight of street children, and old women living alone in Tamale, Ghana, and considers the livelihood strategies and the significance of rural-urban.
The third part explores the grassroots survival strategies of the poor themselves. It looks at the strategies of poor families with particular reference to women’s health-seeking behaviour, the plight of street children and old women living alone in Ghana and considers livelihood strategies and the significance of rural-urban linkages for the.
Survival Strategies of the Urban Poor 4 ii) Settlement efforts: Administrative rules (say in Peru) have been resisting back migrant peasants’ arrival and settlement in cities.
: Households' Livelihoods and Survival Strategies Among Congolese Urban Poor: Alternatives to Western Approaches to Development (): Iyenda, Guillaume, Simon, David: BooksCited by: 2. Urban Poverty in Africa: From Understanding to Alleviation [Jones, Sue, Nelson, Nici] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Urban Poverty in Africa:. Gender, aging, poverty and health: Survival strategies of older men and women in Nairobi slums Netsayi N. Mudege ⁎ and Alex C. Ezeh African Population and Health Research Centre, P.O. BoxGPO, Nairobi, KenyaCited by: Gender, aging, poverty and health: Survival strategies of older men and women in Nairobi slums Article (PDF Available) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'.
African Women and the Struggle Against Poverty The open secret about poverty in Africa is that it has a woman's face, and its newest grim companion is not war, but HIV/AIDS. 'Race," Space, and Power: The Survival Strategies of Working Poor Women Melissa R.
Gilbert Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University Feminist geographers have documented that the spatial entrapment of many women negatively affects their economic opportunities. The experiences of many African-American women, however.
The third part explores the grassroots survival strategies of the poor themselves. It looks at the strategies of poor families with particular reference to women's health-seeking behaviour, the plight of street children and old women living alone in Tamale in Ghana and considers livelihood strategies and the significance of rural-urban linkages.
Peri- Urban Livelihoods Strategies and Survival. River Sand Extraction in Mucheke River And Poor urban men and women therefore need higher cash incomes to survive, unlike their rural counterparts who may rely more heavily on Africa’s urban areas have been hard hit by declining economies and the resulting structural adjustmentFile Size: KB.
South Africa went into lockdown at midnight 26 Marcha decision that built on a global consensus of what it takes to slow the rate of infection of Covid in.
Many of the households are extremely poor, relying on a total monthly income of less than R People live on little more than maize meal, tea and sugar. However, the book also demonstrates that they are not passive victims of poverty. Women, in particular, show impressive qualities of energy and resourcefulness.
Gender, aging, poverty and health: Survival strategies of older men and women in Nairobi slums. Author links open This paper investigates how the domestic and public sphere separation impacts on health and survival strategies and abilities during old age.
Aboderin e in material family support for older people in urban Ghana Cited by: Whether as displaced people or labor migrants, millions of Africans join the desperate, massive population movements across national boundaries on the African continent and to the West.
In search of livelihood, they often face rejection and victimization within new nations struggling with declining economies and population pressure. sustainability, and livelihood strategies (e.g. Carney (ed)., ; Scoones, ).
In recent times this has come to be called the sustainable livelihoods (SL) framework, and is viewed as equally applicable to urban as to rural survival strategies.
Assets in this framework include: human capital (the education, skills and health of householdFile Size: 57KB. The results might provide useful insights for policy making concerning urban poor. The remaining parts of the paper are structured as follows: Section 2 briefly discusses the literature on shocks, and coping strategies in Africa and in urban slums.
Section 3 describes the study setting, data collection procedures and methods of data by: Informal Financial Service Institutions for Survival: African Women and Stokvels in Urban South Africa, Article (PDF Available) in Enterprise and Society 2(2).
The first to focus on the oppressed and the excluded, and their differing strategies of survival, of negotiation, and of protest and resistance, the book covers: both major social classes and sectors ; the working class ; the peasantry ; the urban poor ; women ; marginal groups such as gypsies and slavesCited by: Eating from One Pot book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. As poverty and unemployment grows in contemporary South Africa, the bu Eating from One Pot book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Dynamics of Survival in Poor South African Households” as Want to Read/5(3). survival strategies, and wider political, economic and social forces (UNCHS ).
Urban poverty: definitions, concepts and measurement There is no consensus on a definition of urban poverty but two broad complementary approaches are prevalent: economic and anthropological interpretations. Conventional economic definitionsFile Size: KB.The reality of being poor brings out a survival mentality, and turns attention away from opportunities taken for granted by everyone else.
This is a landmark book, but scholarly. Important to the understanding of poverty and its causes.African feminism, this landmark volume demonstrates, differs radically from the Western forms of feminism with which we have become familiar since the s.
African feminists are not, by and large, concerned with issues such as female control over reproduction or variation and choice within human sexuality, nor with debates about essentialism, the female body, or the discourse 5/5(1).