Gender, pensions and social citizenship in Latin America

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United Nations, ECLAC, Women and Development Unit , Santiago
Pensions -- Latin America, Women -- Pensions -- Latin Am
StatementDaniel M. Giménez
SeriesSerie Mujer y desarrollo -- 46, Serie Mujer et desarrollo -- 46
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Women and Development Unit
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. :
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Open LibraryOL15530966M

Get this from a library. Gender, pensions and social citizenship in Latin America. [Daniel M Giménez; United Nations.

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Women and Development Unit.] -- This study is intended to provide an analysis of pension reform in Latin America that expressly seeks to avoid the omissions, conceptual traps and logical inconsistencies from which the.

Gender, Pensions, And Social Citizenship in Latin America - Free download as PDF File .pdf) or read online for free. Women and Development Unit ECLAC/Government of the Netherlands project: “The gender impact of pension reform in Latin America” Santiago, Chile, January This document was prepared by Daniel M.

Giménez, consultant to the ECLAC Women and Development Unit, as a part of. Abstract. Citizenship has, since the s, become the currency of much political and historical analysis, with work from within this perspective appearing in virtually all regions of the world.

1 It is however not surprising that this concept has come to occupy such a special place within contemporary political and theoretical debates, Cited by: 1. Organised women have played a central role in the continued struggle for democracy in the region and with it gender justice.

The foregrounding of human rights, and within them the recognition of women's rights, has offered women a strategic advantage in pursuing their goals of an inclusive by: Ileana Rodríguez is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Ohio State University.

She is the author of Women, Guerrillas, and Love: Understanding War in Central America and House/Garden/Nation: Space, Gender, and Ethnicity in Postcolonial Latin American Literatures by Women, also published by Duke University Press.

In the past thirty years, women's representation and gender equality has developed unevenly in Latin America. Some countries have experienced large increases in gender equality in political offices, whereas others have not, and even within countries, some political arenas have become more gender equal whereas others continue to exude intense gender inequality.

gender-friendly elements in their pension systems to try to improve women’s access to social security. This paper evaluates the sources of gender inequality in old-age protection and the way in which recent pension reforms in Latin America have tried to compensate and overcome some of the gender biases in previous systems.

This article provides new evidence on gender gaps in access to pensions and in pension income in four Southern Cone countries in Latin America and analyses their evolution between and Social protection serves as an important development tool, helping to alleviate deprivation, reduce social risks, raise household income and develop human capital.

This book brings together an interdisciplinary team of international experts to analyse social protection systems and welfare regimes across contemporary Latin America. This paper aims to identify the main contributing factors to the observed gender pay inequality in the last 10 years in Latin America and the Caribbean.

It also aims to identify the main restrictions to design evidence-based policy. The average woman in the region works 25 h more per month than the average man. Yet only half of women in the region are paid for or otherwise profit from Author: Rosangela Bando.

This collection, edited by a leading feminist and social scientist in Latin America, offers a broad discussion of questions that are central to understanding gender in the continent, including social conditions, politics, and economic development, with special attention to social movements and citizenship.

Migrations and Mobilities: Citizenship, Borders, and Gender [Benhabib, Seyla, Resnik, Judith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Migrations and Price: $ In Women's Activism in Latin America and the Caribbean a group of interdisciplinary scholars analyze and document the diversity, vibrancy, and effectiveness of women's experiences and organizing in that area during the past four decades.

Most of the expressions of collective agency. Latin America's population is aging, and many among the growing elderly population are not protected by traditional pension schemes. In response, policy makers have been reevaluating their income protection systems so that between andthe majority Cited by: However, the conflicts generated by the social structure of 19th-century capitalist society contributed to the consolidation of social rights as a new basis for citizenship.

In Latin America, in contrast, the incorporation of the population followed an itinerary distinct from that of Europe, which reveals specific forms of inclusion and exclusion. The book examines commonalities and differences in the operation of various structures of power (gender, class, race/ethnicity, generation) and their interactions within the institutional domains of intra-national and especially inter-national migration that produce context-specific forms of social injustice.

Gender Justice, Citizenship and Development. This page intentionally left blank. The chapters in this book explore the meanings of gender justice and the practice of citizenship as shaped by specific histories, cultures and struggles. In Latin America this social movement activism developed under the shadow of an increasingly polarized.

The Gender Impact of Pension Reform: A Cross-Country Analysis The majority of old people are women and poverty among the old is concentrated among very old women.

Therefore, in designing a pension system and pension reform it is essential to take account of the gender. In their fight against coronavirus, a handful of places in Latin America have taken a radical step to encourage social distancing: they are separating men from women. Reformed public pension systems should also contain minimum “citizenship pensions” that guarantee subsistence income in old age to all individuals as a matter of right.

Such a measure, financed from general tax revenue rather than from personal contributions, is not beyond the means of medium income countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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citizenship in Latin America has had 2 salient features: social character and participatory politics (Molyneux ). The social character has had to do with the social and political context in Latin America, the different struggles against dictatorships and social injustice.

This has resulted in. As ideas drawn from neoliberalism assaulted the state—and therefore the citizenship—corner of the welfare diamond, redesign of citizenship rights was the norm. 25 Some existing social citizenship rights were privatized.

26 Perhaps the most draconian assaults were on public pension systems in Latin America. 27 But generous public pensions Cited by: This chapter examines an effect of pension reform that was largely unanticipated, or at least seldom explicitly considered, when many pension reforms were being adopted throughout Latin America: the effects of privatization on women's welfare.

Social Inequality, Civil Society and the Limits of Citizenship in Latin America by Philip Oxhorn, McGill University At least since Aristotle, the existence of social inequality has posed a central problem for democratic theory and practice. Yet the most equal societies in.

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Reworking Apartheid Legacies: Global Competition, Gender and Social Wages in South Africa, Programme Paper: 13; First, to describe the principal elements of new approaches to social policy in Latin America, in order to further understanding of the new forms of social protection that are evolving in the South.

citizenship and. The Gender Impact of Pension Reform in Latin America—and Broader Policy Implications* by Estelle James (Urban Institute) ([email protected]) Alejandra Cox Edwards (California State University, Long Beach) and Rebeca Wong (University of Maryland) * We thank the Economics and Gender Trust Fund at the World Bank for support on this project.

monic language of citizenship that was distinctly populist and that en-abled broad cross-class and interethnic political alliances that were far rarer elsewhere in Peru and other parts of Latin America.

Chambers sees gender relations and honor codes playing crucial roles in this development. Intense debates about authority were unleashed by.

Social citizenship was a term first coined by T.H. Marshall, who argued that the ideal citizenship experience entails access to political, civil and social rights in a state. According to Marshall, social citizenship includes “the whole range from the right to a modicum of economic welfare and security to the right to share to the full in the social heritage and to live the life of a.

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The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State is the authoritative and definitive guide to the contemporary welfare state. In a volume consisting of nearly fifty newly-written chapters, a broad range of the world's leading scholars offer a comprehensive account of everything one needs to know about the modern welfare state.

The book is divided into eight sections. A social pension (or non-contributory pension) is a stream of payments from state to an individual that starts when someone retires and continues in payment until he/she dies. It is a part of a pension system of most developed countries, specifically the so called zero or first pillar of the pension system.

But the reality is that 49% of Latin America’s indigenous population has migrated to urban areas in recent decades. “The very idea of an indigenous urban dweller challenges our collective representation of what ‘being indigenous’ means,” World Bank social development expert Germán Freire, points out in.

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