Developing care : recent research on the care economy and economic development

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dc.contributor.author Folbre, Nancy
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-19T18:50:09Z
dc.date.available 2018-07-19T18:50:09Z
dc.date.issued 2018-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10625/57142
dc.description.abstract This paper contextualizes and reviews recent research on unpaid care work in the Global South, with a particular focus on projects funded through the multi-donor Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program and IDRC. It offers a typology of paid and unpaid, market and non-market work activities and how they are counted—or overlooked—in current systems of National Accounts, with implications of these gaps. In the past five years, a large portfolio of projects brings unpaid care provision to the center of research on gender and development, and raises important questions about the definition of economic development itself. en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.subject UNPAID WORK en
dc.subject CARE ECONOMY en
dc.subject WOMEN'S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT en
dc.subject SOUTH OF SAHARA en
dc.subject GLOBAL SOUTH en
dc.subject SOUTH ASIA en
dc.subject SOCIAL SAFETY NETS en
dc.subject GENDER ROLES en
dc.subject LABOUR POLICY en
dc.subject ECONOMIC REFORM en
dc.title Developing care : recent research on the care economy and economic development en
dc.type Synthesis Report en
idrc.project.number 107663
idrc.project.title Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women: Supporting Program Excellence en
idrc.copyright.holder International Development Research Centre
idrc.copyright.oapermissionsource IDRC is copyright holder en
idrc.dspace.access Open Access en
idrc.rims.adhocgroup IDRC SUPPORTED en
idrc.recordsserver.bcsnumber IC36-1643402171-203542


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