The ‘Feminisation of Poverty’ and the ‘Feminisation’ of Anti-Poverty Programmes: Room for Revision?

@article{Chant2008TheO,
  title={The ‘Feminisation of Poverty’ and the ‘Feminisation’ of Anti-Poverty Programmes: Room for Revision?},
  author={S. Chant},
  journal={The Journal of Development Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={44},
  pages={165 - 197}
}
  • S. Chant
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Development Studies
Abstract The construct of the ‘feminisation of poverty’ has helped to give gender an increasingly prominent place within international discourses on poverty and poverty reduction. Yet the way in which gender has been incorporated pragmatically – predominantly through the ‘feminisation’ of anti-poverty programmes – has rarely relieved women of the onus of coping with poverty in their households, and has sometimes exacerbated their burdens. In order to explore how and why this is the case, as… Expand
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