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Women, households and change


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Contents


Note to the reader from the UNU

Foreword

Prologue

The household, gender, and age project

Household and gender in a life-course perspective

Women and households in a changing world

Perspectives
Measurements and methodologies
The nature of change in households
Conclusions
References

The demographic transition in Colombia

Background
The study
The findings
Conclusions
References

Textile workers in Brazil and Argentina: work and household behaviour by gender and age

Background
The study
The findings
Conclusions
References

Determinants of women's employment in Chile: a life-history approach

Background
The study
The findings
Conclusions
References

The impact of macro-events on social structure in Sri Lanka

Background
The study
The findings
Conclusions

The impact of economic development on rural women in China

Background
The study
The findings
Conclusions
Atai: a young woman
Ren Zhen Chu: a middle-aged woman
Asman: the Tibetan landlady
Hai Zhang Tou: an old woman who was once a slave

Households and historical change on plantations in Kenya

Background
The study
The findings
Conclusions

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