FEMINIZATION OF POVERTY
What is Feminization of Poverty? Feminization
of poverty is the Increasing female proportion of the population who are in poverty.
Feminization of poverty is the social process in which poverty among women becomes much
higher than among men. Diana Pearce coined the term feminization of poverty in
1978. Feminization of poverty is increasing the female
proportion of the population with lower incomes than men. Social policy, structure of the
family and other aspects of society have resulted in the
feminization of poverty.
The Feminization of Poverty in the
United States - Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and Family Factors
Marjorie E. Starrels, Univ of Michigan, Sally Bould, Univ of Delaware, Leon J. Nicholas,
Bates College - The contribution of gender, race, ethnicity,
marital, and parental status to the feminization of poverty. The forces that have
generated feminization of poverty.
DISCOURSES: Radical Versus Liberal Approaches to the Feminization of Poverty and
Comparable Worth - JOHANNA BRENNER, Portland State Univ
Feminist campaigns regarding feminization of poverty and comparable worth are analyzed.
Feminization of Poverty and
African-American Families: Illusions and Realities
Donna L. Franklin - Affilia, Vol. 7, No. 2, (1992)
Feminization of poverty was a term coined to study the increasing rates of poverty among
A Contrast of Black and White
Feminization of Poverty
Emily Northrop: Southwestern Univ, Eastern Economic Journal, 1994, vol. 20, issue 4
Feminization of poverty was more extreme among blacks than among whites. The deterioration
of female-headed household poverty status relative to that of the rest of the population
and a demographic transition into female-headed
Using Postmodern Feminist Theory to
Deconstruct "Phallacies" of Poverty
Kathleen E. Nuccio, Roberta G. Sands - Affilia, Vol. 7, No. 4, (1992)
Phallocentric biases in current theories of the feminization of poverty. Questions the
proposed solution to the feminization of poverty.
Fighting the Feminization of
Poverty: Socialist-Feminist Analysis and Strategy
Wendy Sarvasy, Judith Vanallen, Review of Radical Political Economics, Vol. 16, No. 4,
Socialist Feminism provides a corrective to the
strict feminization of poverty analysis by incorporating analyses of race
and class differences. The concept of women's dual role is used to
analyze and to examine gender and class struggles.
The Feminization of Poverty?
VICTOR R. FUCHS, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Feminization of poverty was widespread in the 1960s and between 1979 and 1984 women's
share actually decreased. Feminization of poverty was more severe for blacks than for
whites. An increase in the proportion of women in households without men was the cause of
feminization of poverty.
What Does Feminization Of Poverty
Mean? It Isn't Just Lack Of Income
Fukuda-Parr S. - Feminist Economics, Volume 5, Number 2, 1 July 1999
Challenges the use of poverty among female-headed households as a measure of feminization
Work, women employment and
feminization of poverty in Nigeria
Friday Asiazobor Eboiyehi, Adeyinka Oladayo Bankole, O Andrew Eromonsele.
The continuous perpetuation of the inferiority of female gender to their male counterpart.
The deepening poverty has aroused a lot of interest in the discussion of the reality of
the feminization of poverty. An attempt at contributing to the on-going debate on
feminization of poverty. Policy considerations to facilitate the elimination of all gender
colourations in the place of work that perpetuates feminization of poverty. - Gender and Behavior Vol. 4(1).
Family Structure, Race, and the
Feminization of Poverty.
Kniesner, Thomas J. And Others.
Divorce or giving birth out of wedlock causes poverty. Since 1970 the increase in the
number of poor women has exceeded that of poor men resulting in a resulting in what is
termed the feminization of poverty.
The Feminization of Poverty.
Garza, Janet K. Weir
Definition of poverty and the the definition of feminization of poverty.
The Racialization and Feminization of Poverty?
Rebecca J. Emigh (UCLA), Eva Fodor, and Iván Szelényi (Yale University)
Poverty is studied as a unchanging social problems that
can be ameliorated through specific social policies.
FEMINIZATION AND JUVENILIZATION OF POVERTY: Trends, Relative Risks,
Causes, and Consequences - Suzanne M. Bianchi University of Maryland
Trends in feminization of poverty and juvenilization
A Different Type of Gender Gap: How Women and Men
Éva Fodor, Department of Gender Studies, Central European University.
Explores gender differences in the experience of destitution.
Analysis Of Feminization Of Poverty Through The Denial of Access Of Female
Children to School: Case Of Rural Southeast Anatolia - LEYLA SEN, HISTORY
DEPARTMENT, BILKENT UNIVERSITY, TURKEY
Denial was justified by the cultural, social and religious norms.
Female school age children have less chance for socialization.
Schnepf, Sylke Viola (2006) The feminization of poverty in central and eastern
Europe: evidence from subjective data. University of Southampton
Feminisation of poverty suggests that women had to bear a higher share of transition costs
than men. The studies examining the feminisation of poverty in transition countries is
based on household data. The cross-sectional data suggest that the feminisation of poverty
has been a pre-transition phenomenon.
Female headship, feminization of poverty and welfare.
Kimenyi MS, Mbaku JM. - South Econ J. 1995 Jul;62(1):44-52.
Welfare benefits have played a significant role in the feminization of poverty.
The paradox of the advantaged elder and the feminization of poverty. -
Boston University School of Social Work, MA 02215. - Soc Work. 1994 Jan;39(1):35-41
Explores the emergence of the concepts of the advantaged elder and the feminization of
poverty. Societal perceptions of the advantaged elder and the feminization of poverty for
The feminization of poverty: A call for primary prevention
The Journal of Primary Prevention - Barbara Levy Simon
School of Social Work, Columbia University, 622 W. 113 St., 10025 New York, NY
The feminization of poverty is fueled by complex cultural and material forces.
THE FEMINIZATION OF POVERTY AND WOMENS HUMAN
Valentine M. Moghadam
Women among the poor suffer both from the denial of their human rights on account of gender inequality and on account of poverty.
Female Headship, Feminization of Poverty and Welfare
Mwangi S. Kimenyi, John Mukum Mbaku - Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 62, No. 1 (Jul.,
Black Americans and the Feminization of Poverty: The Intervening Effects of
Harrell R. Rodgers, Jr. - Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 17, No. 4 (Jun., 1987), pp.