Economics; Faculty of Social Sciences
Gender privileging and socio-economic outcomes: The case of health and education in Jamaica
Bailey, Wilma R.
Gender and the family in the Caribbean
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Kingston : Jamaica
Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of the West Indies
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Proceedings of the workshop 'Family in the quality of gender relations'
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Explores some socio-economic consequences of gender privileging. Clarifies the different ways in which the concept of gender privileging may usefully be deployed. It distinguishes between the notion of the privileging of a gender within a particular socio-economic context and the experience of privilege by a gender within that context. Indicates the ways in which there has been a privileging of both genders in different spheres and the ways in which this has led to an experience of privilege by one or other of the genders. In linking the process of gender privileging to socio-economic outcomes the process of gender socialization is explored as one mechanism through which socio-economic outcomes are influenced by gender privileging in various socio-economic spheres, in particular, health and education.....