1. Searching for security : women’s responses to economic transformations / Isa Baud and Ines Smyth -- 2. Global change and insecurity : are women the problem or the solution? / Ruth Pearson -- 3. The retreat of the state in the English-speaking Caribbean : the impact on women and their responses / Gemma Tang Nain -- 4. Informal social security in Africa from a gender perspective / Gudrun Lachenmann -- 5. In sickness and in health : gender issues in health policy and their implications for development in the 1990s / Jo Beall -- 6. How can Hungarian women lose what they have never had? / Maria Adamik -- 7. Economic restructuring in Malaysia : implications for women workers / Chee Heng Leng and Cecilia Ng Choon Sim -- 8. Targeting woman-headed households and woman-maintained families in developing countries / Mayra Buvinic and Geeta Rao Gupta.