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Mothering in a Time of Crisis and Recession: An Assessment of the Coping Strategies Employed by Mothers in the Eastern Caribbean Following the 2008 Global Financial Crisis

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Foster,Juliana Sherma (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Spring, 2012
ISBN:
1923-4139
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Employment, Mothers, Unemployment, Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009, Food prices, Foreign investments, Austerity (economics)
Notes:
Discusses the impact of the global financial crisis in late 2008 on social welfare, specifically to mother's ability to provide for their households' needs. Mentions the continuous unemployment, rise in food prices, and decline in Overseas Development Assistance and Foreign Direct Investment.