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Laura E. Mitchell

Making Ends Meet: Gender and Household Coping Strategies in the West Bank

  • Fafo-report 2009:48
  • Fafo-report 2009:48
Since 2000, the hostilities in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have re-emerged and escalated, and mobility restrictions on people and goods remain in place. The Palestinian economy remains fettered, Palestinian households in the West Bank are becoming poorer and more indebted. This report investigates how Palestinians are adapting at the household level both by focusing specifically on the gender differences within households, and by examining how the coping strategies employed affect the household’s resource base. While most households attempt to manage by reducing their consumption, many are also depleting their resource base.
  • Publisert: 13. mars 2009
  • Ordrenr. 20138
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