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The limits of family and Community Care: Challenges for Public Policy in Nicaragua
Care work, both paid and unpaid, contributes to well-being, social development and economic growth. But the costs of providing care are unequally borne across gender and social class. Feminist scholarship on the gendered ...
This study on Beyond the Contributory Pension, Fourteen Latin American experiences has fifteen chapters, which discuss and analyze the various policy initiatives aimed at expanding public coverage beyond the contributory ...
Social Policy in Central America: Stubborn Legacies, Positive yet Limited
Central America constitutes a fascinating case study of the challenges, opportunities and characteristics of the process of transformation in today’s global economy. Comprised of a politically diverse range of societies, ...
The road to universal social protection: how Costa Rica informs theory
How are universal social programs built in countries on the periphery, where resources are more limited and initial inequalities higher than any ever seen in OECD countries? Historically it has been very difficult, and ...
Producción doméstica y uso del tiempo: La pieza que aún falta
Durante las últimas dos décadas, la masiva participación laboral femenina ha tenido lugar de la mano de una relativa permanencia en cómo se distribuye el trabajo no remunerado que necesariamente tiene lugar en las familias. ...