Investigating the well-being of rural women in South Africa.

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dc.contributor.author Posel, Dorrit.
dc.creator Casale, Daniela Maria.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-04-15T12:29:53Z
dc.date.available 2011-04-15T12:29:53Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10413/2691
dc.description Accepted for publication to Agenda 84,2010; co-published by Unisa Press and Taylor and Francis. en_US
dc.description.abstract In this Focus piece we explore differences in the well-being of men and women in rural and urban areas. We use quantitative data from a nationally representative household survey in 2008 to measure income poverty and access to services in the households that men and women live in. In addition, we complement this analysis with a range of subjective measures of well-being collected in the survey, which allow us to identify differences in the lived experiences of men and women within their households. We find that, according to both the objective and subjective measures of well-being that we explore, African women living in rural areas are the most disadvantaged group in South Africa. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Well-being--South Africa. en_US
dc.subject Well-being--Economic aspects--South Africa. en_US
dc.subject Gender-based analysis--South Africa. en_US
dc.subject Rural women-- South Africa. en_US
dc.title Investigating the well-being of rural women in South Africa.
dc.type Article en_US

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