Gender Economics

Editor/Author Information Resources Management Association (IRMA)
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: IGI Global

Single-User Purchase Price: $550.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $825.00
ISBN: 978-1-5225-7510-8
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Image Count: 67
Book Status: Available
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Gender Economics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice features current research that combines the concepts of gender theory, sociology, and economics observing how diversity influences numerous dimensions of business and consumerism.

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  • Editor-in-Chief
  • Associate Editors
  • Editorial Advisory Board
  • Preface
  • Section 1: Entrepreneurship
  • Chapter 1: Fostering Entrepreneurship at the Spanish University
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • 1. BACKGROUND
  • 2. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
  • 3. PROPOSALS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  • 4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  • 5. CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 2: Women in Development Mobilize Grassroots Enterprises to Reduce Household Poverty
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • POVERTY REDUCTION AND THE CONTEXT OF WOMEN IN DEVELOPMENT
  • THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS
  • JITAHIDI WOMEN IN TANZANIA
  • INSIGHTS FROM THE 2009—2012 SURVEY
  • JITAHIDI WOMEN'S ENTERPRISES TO ALLEVIATE HOUSEHOLD POVERTY
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 3: Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • THEORITICAL FRAMEWORK
  • LITERATURE REVIEW
  • METHODOLOGY
  • DISCUSSION
  • FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • RECOMMENDATIONS
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 4: Enhancing Women's Economic Empowerment Through Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • BACKGROUND
  • EMPIRICAL CONTEXT AND INITIATIVES
  • DISCUSSION
  • FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • ADDITIONAL READING
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 5: New Kids on the Block
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • THE CHALLENGE OF RELIABLE DATA
  • HARD AND SOFT DATA
  • HUMAN TRAFFICKING, GENDER ECONOMICS, AND FEMINIST DISCOURSE
  • GENDERED PATTERNS: EMERGING TRENDS
  • GENDER: CUTS BOTH WAYS
  • GENDER: FRAIL AND MALE
  • TRAFFICKED WOMEN: MALE MIGRANTS
  • DEGRADED GENDERED FUTURES
  • GENDER IN ECONOMIC HISTORY
  • GENDER ECONOMICS AND THE NEO-LIBERAL MARKET
  • THE ECONOMICS OF SEX
  • STATES AND THE MARKET PLACE OF SEX
  • GLOBAL MANDATES FOR CHANGE
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Section 2: Fashion and Textiles Industry
  • Chapter 6: Agency, Gender Identities, and Clothing Consumption
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • WOMEN WORKERS IN THE GLOBAL FACTORIES
  • GENDERED DYNAMICS WITHIN GLOBAL GARMENT ASSEMBLY
  • WOMEN WORKERS WITHIN AND BEYOND FACTORY PRODUCTION
  • GENDER AND CONSUMPTION
  • GENDER, CLOTHING CONSUMPTION, AND FACTORY WORKERS
  • FUTURE RESEARCH
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 7: Gender Fluidity in the Age of Technologically Mediated Environments
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • BACKGROUND
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Section 3: Gender Diversity in the Workplace
  • Chapter 8: Diversity in the Workplace
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION: GENDER DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE
  • BACKGROUND
  • MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER: CURRENT INTERVENTIONS AND CRITICAL REFLECTION ON THEIR EFFECTIVENESS
  • SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS: OUTLOOK FOR GENDER DIVERSITY
  • FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 9: Increased Workforce Diversity by Race, Gender, and Age and Equal Employment Opportunity Laws
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • HRD, INCREASED DIVERSITY, AND EEO LEGISLATION
  • IMPACT OF DIVERSITY ON ORGANIZATIONS AND EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
  • THE FUTURE OF THE PRACTICE OF HRD AND DIVERSITY
  • THE FUTURE OF RESEARCH IN HRD AND DIVERSITY
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 10: Reframing Diversity in Management
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS AND CONTEXTS
  • MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DITRECTIONS
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 11: Time Allocation and the Life Cycle of Women and Men in Poland
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • BACKGROUND
  • GENDER TIME ALLOCATION: THE ANALYSIS
  • GENDER AND AGE ANALYSIS OF TIME ALLOCATION BETWEEN PAID AND UNPAID WORK
  • SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  • FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • APPENDIX 1
  • APPENDIX 2
  • APPENDIX 3
  • Section 4: Gender Empowerment
  • Chapter 12: Work-Life Balance
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • GENDER AND WORK
  • WL BALANCE
  • PERCEPTION OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGERS
  • PRACTICES TO PROMOTE WL BALANCE
  • BUSINESS BENEFITS / BENEFITS FOR STAFF
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 13: Structural Exclusion and Just Development
  • ABSTRACT
  • 1. INTRODUCTION
  • 2. A NORMATIVE STANDARD OF JUST DEVELOPMENT
  • 3. THE PROBLEM OF STRUCTURAL EXCLUSION
  • 4. STRUCTURAL EXCLUSION AS EPISTEMIC OBSTACLE
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 14: Role of Infrastructure Development to Empower Women
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
  • OBJECTIVE
  • DATA AND METHODOLOGY
  • FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
  • CONCLUSION AND POLICY SUGGESTIONS
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 15: Microfinance, Micro-Entrepreneurial Activities Through Self-Help Groups, and Socio-Economic Empowerment of Women
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • REVIEW OF LITERATURE
  • MICROFINANCE AND SELF HELP GROUPS: AN INDIAN SCENARIO
  • ROLE OF MICROFINANCE IN SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
  • SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS WITH MICROFINANCE
  • THE MODEL
  • EMPERICAL RESULTS
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 16: Women's Economic Empowerment in the Developing Countries
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • WOMEN'S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT
  • WOMEN IN THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • WOMEN EMPOWERMENT: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
  • THE PATRIACHAL SYSTEM
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 17: Role of ICT in Socio-Economic Development in Kenya
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • SUGGESTIONS FOR RESEARCH
  • CONCLUSION
  • RECOMMENDATIONS
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 18: Engaging Men in Women's Economic Empowerment in Butiama District, Mara Region, Tanzania
  • ABSTRACT
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION
  • THEORETICAL APPROACHES
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
  • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
  • CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 19: Overcoming Intersectional Barriers
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • THE CONTEXT: GENDER RELATIONS AND INTERSECTIONALITY IN NEPAL
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 20: Economic Empowerment of Women in Pakistan
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • BACKGROUND
  • METHODOLOGY
  • DEFINITIONS AND MEANINGS OF THE TERMS
  • APPROACHES TO WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
  • WOMEN'S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT IN PAKISTAN: A SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS
  • WOMEN ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT IN PAKISTAN
  • FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 21: Gender and Water
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER OBJECTIVE
  • CHAPTER BACKGROUND
  • EXISTING LITERATURE
  • THE FRAMEWORK FOR MICROMODELING
  • THE MICROMODEL OF UTILITY MAXIMIZATION
  • EXAMINING IMPACT OF WAGE REVISION VIA SLUTSKY EQUATION
  • FINDING: CONTRIBUTION TO ECONOMIC LITERATURE
  • LIMITATION AND SCOPE FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • APPENDIX 1
  • APPENDIX 2
  • Section 5: Hospitality and Tourism
  • Chapter 22: Gender and Other Factors That Influence Tourism Preferences
  • ABSTRACT
  • GENDER, TECHNOLOGY AND TOURISM BUYING BEHAVIOUR
  • THE DECISION MAKING PROCESS
  • CASE STUDY: GENDER EFFECT ON OVERNIGHT SCHOOL EXCURSION DESTINATION CHOICE
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 23: “Female Charm”
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • BACKGROUND
  • METHODS AND METHODOLOGY
  • GENDERED ORGANISATIONAL GROWTH STRATEGIES
  • CONCLUSION
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 24: The Next Generation of Leaders
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • BACKGROUND: INTERNATIONAL HOTEL CHAINS (IHCs) AND MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS (MNCS)
  • LITERATURE REVIEW
  • THREE MYTHS REGARDING FEMALE (EXPATRIATES) LEADERS IN THE HOTEL MANAGEMENT INDUSTRY
  • HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: A VIEW OF THE GLASS CLIFF THROUGH THE WINDOW OF THE GLASS CEILING
  • FUTURE RESEARCH
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • ADDITIONAL READING
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 25: Gender Equality Policies in Indian Hotel Industry
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • FROM WOMEN TO GENDER
  • DATA COLLECTION AND SAMPLE SELECTION
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Section 6: Leadership
  • Chapter 26: Impact of Socialized Uncertainty on Group Decision Making
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • PROBLEM STATEMENT AND RESEARCH OBJECTIVES
  • LITERATURE REVIEW
  • LITERATURE SYNTHESIS AND RESEARCH QUESTIONS
  • METHODOLOGY
  • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 27: Is Gender Equality a Reality After a Change in the Political Agenda?
  • ABSTRACT
  • 1. INTRODUCTION
  • 2. DIAGNOSIS OF THE PROBLEM
  • 3. INEQUALITY IN SALARIES
  • 4. CAUSAL ANALYSIS FROM A DYNAMIC PERSPECTIVE
  • 5. PROPOSED MEASURES
  • 6. CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 28: Women in Global Professional Services Firms
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • TYPOLOGY OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FIRMS
  • CHANGING PRACTICES IN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FIRMS
  • FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 29: Triple A Leadership Dynamics of a Self-Empowering Women Group
  • ABSTRACT
  • BACKGROUND
  • EMPOWERMENT/SETTING THE STAGE
  • GENDER EQUITY AND EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN IN BOTSWANA
  • CASE DESCRIPTION
  • CHALLENGES FACING THE PROJECT
  • FUTURE TRENDS
  • RECOMMENDATIONS
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 30: The Impact of Institutional Factors on Female and Male Owned Firm Financing
  • ABSTRACT
  • I. INTRODUCTION
  • II. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
  • III. DATA AND METHODOLOGY
  • IV. RESULTS
  • V. CONCLUSION AND IMPLEMENTATIONS
  • REFERENCES
  • Section 7: Social Media and Online Retail
  • Chapter 31: Does Demographics Affect Purchase Frequency in Online Retail?
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • LITERATURE REVIEW AND HYPOTHESES DEVELOPMENT
  • METHODOLOGY
  • CONCLUSION
  • MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
  • LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 32: Demographic Influences on E-Payment Services
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESES
  • METHODOLOGY
  • RESULTS
  • DISCUSSION
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • APPENDIX
  • Chapter 33: Gender Differences in Motivations to Use Social Networking Sites
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • BACKGROUND
  • EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION
  • RESULTS
  • IMPLICATIONS
  • FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 34: BOLD Ideas for Creative Social Networking
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • IDEAS, EXPANSIONS, AND INVITATIONAL DISCUSSIONS
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Section 8: STEM Fields
  • Chapter 35: Gender and Self-Selection Among Engineering Students
  • ABSTRACT
  • 1. INTRODUCTION
  • 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS
  • 3. DESCRIPTIVE RESULTS
  • 4. SUMMARY
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 36: Engineering Education for All
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • LITERATURE REVIEW
  • CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK AND RELATED LITERATURE
  • HISTORY AND THE CULTURE
  • METHOD
  • RESULTS
  • DISCUSSION
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 37: Women from Diverse Backgrounds in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Professions
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • BACKGROUND
  • MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
  • SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  • FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • ADDITIONAL READING
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  • Chapter 38: Gendered Organizational Culture
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • METHODOLOGY AND RESEARCH APPROACH
  • ENTRANCE TO EMPLOYMENT
  • DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • Chapter 39: STEM Fields and Ethnic Women in New Zealand
  • ABSTRACT
  • INTRODUCTION
  • BACKGROUND
  • PHILOSOPHICAL UNDERPINNINGS: CRITICAL RACE THEORY AND MARGINALITY
  • THE DISADVANTAGED ETHNIC COMMUNITIES IN NEW ZEALAND
  • WOMEN IN STEM FIELDS IN NEW ZEALAND
  • METHODS: DOCUMENT ANALYSIS
  • FINDING AND SELECTING DOCUMENTS
  • APPRAISING AND SYNTHESISING DATA
  • STEM INITIATIVES IN NEW ZEALAND: PHASE 2 OF DOCUMENT ANALYSIS
  • APPRAISING AND SYNTHESISING DATA INITIATIVES TARGETING PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
  • ORGANIZATIONAL AND GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES
  • OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
  • STEM INITIATIVES TARGETING WOMEN IN GENERAL
  • A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE STATUS QUO
  • OTHER CONTEXTUAL ISSUES FACED BY WOMEN IN GENERAL
  • THE WAY FORWARD: AVENUES FOR LEVERAGING EQUITY POLICIES TARGETING ETHNIC MELAA WOMEN
  • IMPLICATIONS
  • RECOMMENDATIONS
  • SUMMARY AND FUTURE RESEARCH
  • CONCLUSION
  • REFERENCES
  • KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS