PERBEDAAN KINERJA ANTARA KOPERASI WANITA DENGAN KOPERASI “PRIA WANITA” (Studi Kasus Koperasi Simpan Pinjam dan Koperasi Serba Usaha Melalui Pendekatan Analisis Kesadaran Gender di Beberapa Kota di Jawa Tengah)
The purpose of this study, which adopts a gender perspective, is that the image of women, both in the general community and as cooperative who are placed in a situation of gender inequality, may be transformed into one wherein they are genuinely equal partners with men. Cooperative business efficiency, which is demonstrated in the level of achievement of rentability, liquidity and solvency, women's cooperative function better that cooperative involving both men and women, which implies that the level of success of women's cooperative is higher. Thus the conclusion can be drawn that women have more ability as men in handing cooperatives. It is therefore essential that there be a widening of employment opportunities and an anhancement of the role and position of women in decision making for women to participate in the activities of cooperatives. This is extremely important if the success of cooperatve is to be further strengthenes and improved in the context of the era of globalization.
Key word : Cooperative performance, gender awareness analysis