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Poverty, changing political regimes, and social cash transfers in Zimbabwe, 1980–2016

Since 2000, Zimbabwe has been under some pressure to provide more fully for its children. It is not clear whether child poverty has worsened, although AIDS, drought, and economic mismanagement have all compromised poverty reduction...

Poverty Child poverty Politics
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Delayed marriage, contraceptive use, and breastfeeding: Fertility patterns over time and wealth quintiles in sub-Saharan Africa

The rate of fertility decline has been slow in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)...

Families Fertility, Human Population
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Gender-based violence and gender bias in schooling decision: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa

This paper examines the impact of gender based violence against women and girls (GBV), in the environment the children live in, on school attendance, school achievement, as well as boys’ and girls’ dropouts...

Education Families Households
Working Paper
Social and political capital in rural Vietnam

This paper exploits five waves of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Survey (VARHS) to investigate issues of social and political capital in rural Vietnam...

Economic development Families Household survey
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Determinants of Foreign Aid in Family Planning: How Relevant is the Mexico City Policy?

The Mexico City Policy (MCP) prohibits the United States Agency for International Development from providing aid to international non-governmental organizations that provide abortion-related services...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Econometric models (Economic development) Families
Book Chapter
The Demographic Transformation of Post-Socialist Countries: Causes, Consequences and Questions

From the book: Economies in Transition

Families Health Population
Working Paper
The Demographic Transformation of Post-Socialist Countries: Causes, Consequences, and Questions

The formerly socialist countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union have experienced a remarkable demographic transformation in the past twenty years...

Families Health Population
Working Paper
Inequality in Income and Access to Education: A Cross-Country Analysis

In the current debate on the relationship between inequality in income distribution and growth one of the possible link works through the access to education...

Economic development Education Equality and inequality
Book
Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East (paperback)

Exploring the impact of social change in the Middle East on women's status and roles, as well as women's varied responses, this book focuses on the gender dynamics of some of the major social processes in the region: economic development and ...

Employees Families Social movement
Book
Modernizing Women: Gender and Social Change in the Middle East

Exploring the impact of social change in the Middle East on women's status and roles, as well as women's varied responses, this book focuses on the gender dynamics of some of the major social processes in the region: economic development and ...

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Justice, Gender and International Boundaries

From the book: The Quality of Life

Equality and inequality Families Women
Book Chapter
Introduction and Overview: Recasting the Middle East

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Women, Patriarchy, and the Changing Family

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Modernizing Women: Reforms, Revolutions, and the Woman Question

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Islamist Movements and Women’s Responses

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
Book Chapter
Women in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Inequality, Accommodation, Resistance

From the book: Modernizing Women

Employees Families Social movement
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