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Title Women, gender and conditional cash transfers : interdisciplinary perspectives from studies of Bolsa Família / edited by Teresa Sacchet, Silvana Mariano and Cássia Maria Carloto
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2021
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 194 pages) : illustrations
Summary "Conditional Cash Transfer Programs have been widely used throughout less developed countries to fight poverty and foster socioeconomic development. In Women, Gender and Conditional Cash Transfers, a multidisciplinary group of feminist scholars use survey data analysis, in-depth interviews, and ethnographic and archival research to explore the extent to which Bolsa Familia in Brazil contributes to women's autonomy and improves gender relations. Comprised of nine chapters, written by authors from different regions of Brazil, this book captures perspectives from across Brazil to explain these regional social inequalities and provide historical, and up-to-date, insights of this program from a feminist perspective. The authors are able to move beyond conventional feminist knowledge on CCTs, women and gender relations, through considering questions of gender raised in the specialized literature related to Bolsa Familia, and by addressing concerns of intersectional categories such as race, ethnicity, age and geographic location, Women, Gender and Conditional Cash Transfers will be of great interest not only to scholars of Latin American politics, but also to students of development policy, public policy and gender"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Teresa Sacchet is a professor at the Graduate Program in Interdisciplinary Studies on Women, Gender and Feminism, at the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil. She specializes on topics related to feminism, democratic theories, political institutions, political parties, quotas, electoral system, electoral financing, and public policies with a focus on gender and racial issues. Silvana Mariano is a professor at the Department of Social Sciences at the State University of Londrina, Brazil. She specializes in the field of Sociology, with an emphasis on Gender Studies, working mainly on the following themes: gender, feminism, public policies and citizenship. Cs̀sia Maria Carloto is a professor at the State University of Londrina, Brazil and the leader of the Gender, Public Policies, and Family research group at the same institution. She has conducted research on women's participation in Conditional Cash Transfer programs since 2003, focusing particularly on Bolsa Família
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 16, 2020)
Subject Bolsa Família (Program)
Bolsa Família (Program)
Family allowances -- Brazil
Family services -- Brazil
Poor women -- Services for -- Brazil
Poverty -- Brazil.
Women -- Brazil -- Economic conditions
Family allowances
Family services
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy
Poor women -- Services for
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
Women -- Economic conditions
Form Electronic book
Author Carloto, Cassia Maria, editor.
Mariano, Silvana, editor.
Sacchet, Teresa, editor.
LC no. 2020020703
ISBN 0429286139