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Confronting Crisis: A Comparative Study of Household by Caroline O. N. Moser

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The Zambian research team consisted of Sophie Kasonde-N'gandu, Robie Siamwiza, Anne Sikwibele, and Irene Sinyangwe of the University of Zambia. The Philippine research team was made up of Carolyn Medel-AƱonuevo, Gertrudes Ranjo-Libang, and Roselle Riviera of the Center for Women's Resources. On the Hungarian research team were Zsuzsa Horvath, Maria Nemenyi, and Julia Szalai of the Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and Judit Salamin of the Central Statistics Office. The research team undertaking the fieldwork in Cisne Dos, Ecuador, consisted of Caroline Moser; Bank consultants Alicia Herbert and Peter Sollis; and Carmita Narboa, Josefina Tomala, Emma Torres, Anna Rosa Vera, Angela Vinneza, and Lucia Zavala, all residents of Cisne Dos.

Older Daughters Carrying Domestic Burdens in Commonwealth 56 18. Women Trying to Balance Multiple Responsibilities in Cisne Dos 57 19. Women's Voices on Domestic Violence 58 20. Settlement Consolidation and Social Capital in the Research Communities 61 21. Impact of the Government's Withdrawal of Support for the Red Comunitaria Program in Cisne Dos 64 22. 1. 2. Random Sampling Methodology in the Research Communities 83 Figures 1. The Most Common Response to Declining Household Income Is for Women to Go to Work 32 2.

Because people move into and out of poverty, the concept of vulnerability better captures processes of change than more static measures of poverty. Analyzing vulnerability involves identifying not only the threat, but also the "resilience" in exploiting opportunities and in resisting or recovering from the negative effects of the changing environment. The means of resistance are the assets that individuals, households, or communities can mobilize in the face of hardship. Thus vulnerability is closely linked to asset ownership.

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