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Rural household studies in Asia

Rural household studies in Asia

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Published by Singapore University Press in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural families -- Asia,
    • Asia -- Rural conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Hans P. Binswanger ... [et al.].
      ContributionsBinswanger, Hans P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ663 .A35 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 369 p. ;
      Number of Pages369
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3934193M
      ISBN 109971690020
      LC Control Number81940624

        Asia-based case studies of various micro-enterprises and rural public employment projects reveal important policy mechanisms and the effectiveness of each poverty reduction measure. Tables, figures, and relevant glossaries make unfamiliar Author: Nurul Islam. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xxii, pages): illustrations: Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction: An overview and conceptual framework / YASUYUKI SAWADA --chapter 2 Income dynamics, schooling investment, and poverty reduction in Philippine villages, / JONNA P. ESTUDILLO --chapter 3 Human capital investment and .

      The purpose of this book is to provide in-depth coverage of the use of mini-grids for rural electrification in developing countries, taking into account the technical, economic, environmental and governance dimensions and presenting case studies from South Asia. This book reports on research carried out by a consortium of British and Indian.   Professor Kristen Looney, Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and Government, recently published her first book titled Mobilizing for Development: The Modernization of Rural East Asia (Cornell University Press, ). Professor Looney’s research focuses on East Asian politics and development. Shortly after the book debuted, the Asian Studies Program interviewed Professor .

        Many rural households in Asia have been able to move out of poverty in the presence of increasing scarcity of farmland initially by increasing rice income through the adoption of modern rice technology and gradually diversifying their income sources away from farm to non-farm activities. Increased participation in non-farm employment has been.   All journal articles featured in Asian Population Studies vol 16 issue 2.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Rural household studies in anthropological perspective / Benjamin N.F. White --Household behaviour from the nutritionist's perspective / Cecilia A.

Florencio --Leisure, home production, and work / Reuben Gronau --On the microeconomics of family behaviour in developing societies / Dennis de Tray. By the year it is expected that 80% of the elderly will live in Asia. Within the household they often assist with child care, tend homestead crops, and offer advice.

In view of the total workload, a poor rural household may demand their contribution even when they are no longer fit to work. In most rural areas of the developing world, the household is the basic unit of production and reproduction, 1 and the one at which most rural smallholders would say that critical decisions are made.

Within the livelihood approach, a “household” has been described as “a site in which particularly intense social and economic Cited by: This paper reviews the determinants of rural household food security in Africa and Asia where more than 88% of the world's undernourished people live.

A conceptual model is proposed on the basis of the three widely known components of food security: food availability, accessibility and by: This should be of interest to scholars and students of Chinese rural change, local politics and culture, as well as to anthropologists of “ordinary ethics” beyond China Studies, writes Charlotte Goodburn.

Communities of Complicity: Everyday Ethics in Rural China. Hans Steinmüller. Berghahn Books. April Find this book. agriculture itself are the catalyst for diverse non-farm activities in rural areas.

However, in sub-Saharan Africa this has rarely been the case, since most household level diversification is not just non-farm but non-rural in character. Nor does it work in Asia once the pace of technological change in agriculture slows and crop yields level off.

a multi-activity rural household. Thus, the nonfarm enterprise dynamics, discussed in Chapter 5, fit into a household decision-making environment that helps to shape labor and capital allocations across activities, as well as outcomes.

Consequently, a fuller understanding of nonfarm enterprise dynamics requires an assessment of the household. portrait of household composition, size and structure in Southeast Asia, using data from various rounds of Demographic Health Surveys (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS).

desh, particularly in the rural parts. These diseases are mainly as a result of lack of awareness about malnutrition. Various types of necessary vitamins and minerals can be easily obtained from vegetables and fish cultivated in rural household ponds, ditches.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. If you'd like to write a review foryou can submit a review request by selecting a title that has been made 'available for review' and click on the 'submit review request' link at the bottom of the book's page.

As we select reviewers manually, the availability. et al., ). In terms of rural employment, based on census data, RNF activities involve about one job in four in Asia, West Asia and North Africa, with higher figures in Latin America (about one third) and lower in Africa (10 percent) (Haggblade et al., ).

Furthermore, the limited evidence from recently developed countries suggests that this. An economic transformation has occurred in much of rural Asia during the last two decades. Large parts of the region have made remarkable progress with substantial gains in food security, per capita income, quality of life, and poverty reduction.

Yet, rural Asia remains home to million people living in poverty, many of whom have no access to safe water and sanitation. This book argues that rural/regional policy needs to evolve in order to address the current complex reality, partially reformulating territorial or place-based approaches, and the New Rural.

Despite this growth, as concluded in the recently completed Rural Asia Study, “rural financial markets in Asia are ill-prepared for the twenty-first century.”1 About 95 percent of some million poor households in the Asian and Pacific Region (the Region) still have. The chapters in the book explore how the spread of Green Revolution has triggered the subsequent transformation of rural economies.

Many rural households in Asia have been able to move out of poverty in the presence of increasing scarcity of farmland initially by increasing rice income through the adoption of modern rice technology and.

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In doing so, it departs from the domina. DOI link for Rural Poverty and Income Dynamics in Asia and Africa. Rural Poverty and Income Dynamics in Asia and Africa book. .1 The major challenge is therefore to raise household income so as to reduce poverty, which is the foremost goal of the Mozambican government.

Household definition is - those who dwell under the same roof and compose a family; also: a social unit composed of those living together in the same dwelling.

How to use household in a sentence. In recently conducted studies, several coping strategies were found to be associated with household food insecurity, food consumption at household and individual level. Poverty measures as income and expenditure and seasonal variation of staple food production are also related to coping strategies [ 9 – 14 ].

The rural economic reforms introduced into China after have wreaked havoc on the accumulated scholarship of China specialists in the west. Dozens of books and articles that had revealed the inner workings of people's communes and the merits and faults of competing work point systems were reduced to historical curiosities by the.The Journal of Rural Studies publishes cutting-edge research that advances understanding and analysis of contemporary rural societies, economies, cultures and lifestyles; the definition and representation of rurality; the formulation, implementation and contestation of rural policy; and human interactions with the rural environment.

The journal.8 Household Size and Composition Around the orld Female heads in Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean are more likely to be lone mothers .