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Micro-credit, poverty and empowerment : linking the triad / editors, Neera Burra, Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive, Ranjani K. Murthy.

Contributor(s): Burra, Neera, 1951- | Deshmukh-Ranadive, Joy | Murthy, Ranjani K, 1962-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2005Description: 369 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 8178295091; 9788178295091; 9780761933663; 0761933654; 9780761933656 (U.S.).Subject(s): Women in development -- India | Women -- India -- Social conditions | Women -- India -- Economic conditions | Microfinance -- India | Non-governmental organizations -- IndiaDDC classification: 332 Other classification: 83.46 Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description | WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
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Table of contents Introduction : linking the triad / Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive and Ranjani K. Murthy -- Towards women's empowerment and poverty reduction : lessons from the Andhra Pradesh South Asia Poverty Alleviation Programme / Ranjani K. Murthy, K. Raju and Amitha Kamath with research team -- Micro-credit and women's empowerment : a case study of SHARE Micro-finance Limited / Anuradha Rajivan -- Social mobilization and micro-credit for women's empowerment : a study of the DHAN Foundation / Veena Padia -- Awareness, access, agency : experiences of Swayam Shikshan Prayog in micro-finance and women's empowerment / Soma Kishore Parthasarathy -- Micro-credit and women's empowerment : the Lokadrusti case / Shashi Rajagopalan -- Social mobilization and micro-finance for womens' empowerment : lessons from ASA Trust / Kalpana Sankar -- Conclusion : analysing the link / Ranjani K. Murthy and Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive.and women's empowerment : a case study of SHARE Micro-finance Limited / Anuradha Rajivan -- Social mobilization and micro-credit for women's empowerment : a study of the DHAN Foundation / Veena Padia -- Awareness, access, agency : experiences of Swayam Shikshan Prayog in micro-finance and women's empowerment / Soma Kishore Parthasarathy -- Micro-credit and women's empowerment : the Lokadrusti case / Shashi Rajagopalan -- Social mobilization and micro-finance for womens' empowerment : lessons from ASA Trust / Kalpana Sankar -- Conclusion : analysing the link / Ranjani K. Murthy and Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive.
Summary: Summary: Two persistent problems that affect a significant portion of Indian women are poverty and violation of their human rights. In recent years, micro-credit has come to be viewed as a vital tool to ameliorate both conditions. However, there are few studies in the Indian context which test the validity of the assumption that there is a linear link between micro-credit, poverty reduction and womens̀ empowerment. This important and thought provoking volume brings together revealing case studies of micro-credit interventions made by six non-governmental and quasi-governmental bodies in five states of.
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Table of contents Introduction : linking the triad / Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive and Ranjani K. Murthy --
Towards women's empowerment and poverty reduction : lessons from the Andhra Pradesh South Asia Poverty Alleviation Programme / Ranjani K. Murthy, K. Raju and Amitha Kamath with research team --
Micro-credit and women's empowerment : a case study of SHARE Micro-finance Limited / Anuradha Rajivan --
Social mobilization and micro-credit for women's empowerment : a study of the DHAN Foundation / Veena Padia --
Awareness, access, agency : experiences of Swayam Shikshan Prayog in micro-finance and women's empowerment / Soma Kishore Parthasarathy --
Micro-credit and women's empowerment : the Lokadrusti case / Shashi Rajagopalan --
Social mobilization and micro-finance for womens' empowerment : lessons from ASA Trust / Kalpana Sankar --
Conclusion : analysing the link / Ranjani K. Murthy and Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive.and women's empowerment : a case study of SHARE Micro-finance Limited / Anuradha Rajivan -- Social mobilization and micro-credit for women's empowerment : a study of the DHAN Foundation / Veena Padia -- Awareness, access, agency : experiences of Swayam Shikshan Prayog in micro-finance and women's empowerment / Soma Kishore Parthasarathy -- Micro-credit and women's empowerment : the Lokadrusti case / Shashi Rajagopalan -- Social mobilization and micro-finance for womens' empowerment : lessons from ASA Trust / Kalpana Sankar -- Conclusion : analysing the link / Ranjani K. Murthy and Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive.

Summary:
Two persistent problems that affect a significant portion of Indian women are poverty and violation of their human rights. In recent years, micro-credit has come to be viewed as a vital tool to ameliorate both conditions. However, there are few studies in the Indian context which test the validity of the assumption that there is a linear link between micro-credit, poverty reduction and womens̀ empowerment. This important and thought provoking volume brings together revealing case studies of micro-credit interventions made by six non-governmental and quasi-governmental bodies in five states of.

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