Bargaining and Gender Relations: Within and Beyond the Household

Full Citation: Agarwal, B., “Bargaining and Gender Relations: Within and Beyond the Household,” FCND Discussion Paper No. 27 (IFPRI 1997).

Bargaining and Gender Relations: Within and Beyond the Household

ABSTRACT: Highlighting the problems posed by a “unitary” conceptualization of the household, a number of economists have in recent years proposed alternative models. These models, especially those embodying the bargaining approach, provide a useful framework for analyzing gender relations and throw some light on how gender asymmetries are constructed and contested. At the same time,

Languages: English

Year: 1997

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