Women’s Work/Credit

Women’s invisible work: microenterprise, micro credit

“Women, gender and the informal sector: Sub-Saharan Africa” entry in the Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures. Leiden. The Netherlands: Brill. 2006: pp 191-193.

“Alleviating poverty: investing in women’s work,” Journal of the American Planning Association. 66/3: 229-242, summer 2000.

“Microentrepreneurs and Homeworkers: Convergent Categories”, with Elizabeth Prugl, World Development, 25/9:1471-1482, Sep 1997.

“The Human Economy of Micro-Entrepreneurs,” in Louise Dignard & Jose Havet, eds., Women in Micro- and Small-Scale Enterprise Development, Westview, 1995. [Revised and expanded from 1987 key-note address published in Jose Havet, ed., International Seminar on Women in Micro- and Small-Scale Enterprise Development, Canadian International Development Agency & Institute for International Development and Cooperation, Ottawa, 1988.

“The Real Rural Energy Crisis: Women’s Time”, The Energy Journal 8/87:125-146. 1987. Longer version originally prepared in 1984 for IDRC through Equity Policy Center; circulated by ILO, and published in Ashok V. Desai, ed., Human Energy, Wiley Eastern, New Delhi, 1990.

“Credit for Poor Women: Necessary But Not Always Sufficient For Change”, Journal of the Marga Institute, Columbo, Sri Lanka, special issues on women, Spring, 1989.

“Mujeres, agricultura y modernizacion en America Latina rural,” in C. Spindel, J. Jaquette, y M. Cordini, eds., A Muljer Rural e Mudancas no Processo de Producao Agricola, Instituto Interamericano de Cooperacao para a Agricultura, Serie: Proposicoes, Resultados e Recomendacoes de Eventos Technicos. No 337, ISSN 0253-4746, 1984

“Symposium: NGO Forum, United Nations’ Fourth Conference on Women, 1995,” edited with Gale Summerfield in Review of Social Economy Volume LV:2, summer 1997, pp. 196-260; article on “Family survival in an urbanizing world.”

“The State and the Family: Planning for Equitable Futures in Developing Countries,” keynote speech for Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning; published in Journal of Planning Education Research 9/3, 1990.

“African Conundrum: food today and in the future”, op-ed Christian Science Monitor, 23 Apr., 1986.

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