Patterns of Female Labour Force Partcipation in Nigeria's Urban Areas: The Case Study of Lagos State" in Unilag Sociological Review, Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, Anambra State

Lawanson, O.I (2001-07)

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This paper examines the pattern and the major determinants of lab ourforce participation .of urban 'vV0111enin Nigeria. US;'1g Lagos as Cl case study. The major determinants of l abourfor c e part ic ip at io n that vI/ere identified by the study are: age. mar it al status. education, husband's employment status. income of I'V!/e and husband, religious beliefs and nurnber ofchildren. . 1 .------~----------.~-------------------------.--------------,---