000014713 001__ 14713
000014713 037__ $$a6384
000014713 041__ $$aEnglish
000014713 100__ $$aKing, R.
000014713 100__ $$aSweetman, C.
000014713 245__ $$aGender perspectives on the global economic crisis
000014713 260__ $$c2010
000014713 260__ $$bOxfam International Discussion Paper: http://www.oxfam.org.uk/resources/policy/economic_crisis/downloads/dp_gender_perspectives_gec_020210.pdf
000014713 490__ $$aDiscussion paper
000014713 507__ $$aMFOLL
000014713 520__ $$aThe economic crisis continues to affect many women and men living in  poverty. But how these effects are felt depends, to a large extent, on  their relationships with the people and institutions with whom they  interact. These relationships are profoundly different for women and  men.
Unemployment hits poor families hard, regardless of whether  it is a man or woman who is laid off. But the chances of a family  recovering from this setback is shaped by the different levels of  bargaining power that women and men have in the labour market, and their  different responsibilities at home. The gender inequalities and power  imbalances that predate the current crisis have resulted in its  additional afflictions falling disproportionately on those who are  already structurally disempowered and marginalised.
Although often labelled 'coping strategies', the means  women find to respond to crises are frequently unsustainable, and are  more appropriately conceived of as 'desperation measures'. Pre-existing  inequalities, which include under-representation of women at all levels  of economic decision making and their over-representation in informal,  vulnerable, and casual employment, are often more significant than  gender inequalities arising specifically from the crisis.
This paper summarises the issues raised during a workshop  of development and gender practitioners and academics, convened in  September 2009, by the international journal Gender & Development,  published by Oxfam.
000014713 653__ $$aeconomic resources
000014713 653__ $$aeconomics
000014713 653__ $$aeconomy
000014713 653__ $$alivelihood
000014713 653__ $$apoverty
000014713 650__ $$aMountain livelihoods
000014713 650__ $$aPoverty and food security
000014713 650__ $$aPolicies and governance
000014713 691__ $$aMountain livelihoods
000014713 691__ $$aPoverty and food security
000014713 691__ $$aPolicies and governance
000014713 773__ $$p
000014713 8564_ $$uhttp://lib.icimod.org/record/14713/files/6384.pdf
000014713 980__ $$aPAPER