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Gender, survival and self-respect: dimensions for agency for women within a poor rural Indo-Fijian community

Chattier, Priya D.

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The overall aim of this study is to outline the major methodological and conceptual challenges to understanding poverty in Fiji from a gender perspective. This study has sought to go beyond previous poverty approaches used in Fiji by examining poverty and intra-household relations using Sen's capability approach. I examine how Sen's capability approach can be used to study one core and overarching feminist concern, namely gender inequality and domestic power imbalances in the context of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008-02
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10150

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