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|Title:||Gender and development: an Afro-Indian study|
Mensah, John V.
|Publisher:||Arise Publishers & Distributors|
|Abstract:||The crucial role of gender in rural poverty reduction and sustainable development has recently gained more attention. This volume highlights the relationship between gender and development in Africa (eight chapters) and India (eight chapters). Chapters on Africa: Gender differences in small scale firms in Ghana (Rosemond Boohene and Bernice Kotey); Gender, energy and poverty nexus in Ghana (Aba Obrumah Odoi-Agyarko and Daniel K.B. Inkoom); Analysis of household bargaining theory, poverty and gender dynamics in Northern Nigeria (Fatima L. Adamu and John V. Mensah); Best foot forward: voice of women for educational reforms in Ghana (Mildred Asmah); Gender inequality and agricultural commercialisation: results from a case study in Kenya (Tabitha W. Kiriti-Nganga); Women in formal employment and politics: analysis of women in decision making positions in Botswana (Lewis B. Dzimbiri and Mary Pendame); Women in local governance for sustainable development in Ghana (John Victor Mensah and Kwabena Barima Antwi); Gender, poverty and microfinance in Eritrea (Ravinder Rena and Ghirmai Tesfy). [ASC Leiden abstract]|