Browne, Joan; Bailey, Barbara
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Centre for Gender and Development Studies Unit Regional Unit
Micro-enterprise development in Jamaica
De Pauli, Liliana
Women's Empowerment and Economic Justice
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Accounts for the development of microenterprises in Jamaica. Using supporting data from the 1980s argues that due to the contraction in the labour market many individuals turned to self employment and other independent occupations, in so much, that the government introduced policy measures to facilitate the financial and organizational development of microenterprises. Discusses women's involvement, the various problems they faced and the training opportunities that were made available to them.....