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Women and Economic Development

Women and Economic Development Sondra A Zeidenstein Woman's Role in Economic Development by Ester Boserup; London George Allen and Unwin. ESTER BOSERUP, a Danish economist, has written a book that should he read by all those involved or interested in the economic and social development of poorer nations. "Woman's Role in Economic Development" is one of the few studies concerned with what happens to women, as socially and economically productive members of society, when a nation begins to modernise its agricultural and urban life. Her analysis indicates that 'development' frequently causes a decline in the productivity and status of women. If this is so
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