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Gender, work, and economy : unpacking the global economy

Author: Heidi Gottfried
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2013.
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An eye-opening and engaging overview of understanding how the world of work and the economy intersects with gender. Fully up-to-date, the book draws on recent data, and analyses contemporary trends  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heidi Gottfried
ISBN: 9780745647647 0745647642 0745647650 9780745647654
OCLC Number: 822958270
Description: x, 338 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. An Introduction to Gender, Work, and Economy: Unpacking the Global EconomyPART I Studying Gender, Work and Economy2. Theories of Work and Economy3. An Integrative Framework for the Study of Gender, Work and EconomyPART II Political Economy of Gender, Work and Economy4. The Puzzle of Gender Segregation: From Historical Roots to Contemporary Divisions5. Serving People: Gender and Services in the New Economy6. Caring for People: Gender and Social Reproduction in Service Economies7. State and Economy: Gender, Policy and Work8. Terrains of Struggle: Gender, Work and Labor OrganizingPART III Gender, Work and Economy in a Global Context9. Thinking Globally, Global Thinking: Theories of Internationalization and Globalization10. Global Labor Markets, Commodity Chains and Gender Mobilities: Globalizing Production and Reproduction11. On the Global Economic Grid: Tokyo Tales, London Chronicles, Shanghai Stories12. New Political Landscapes: Gender Equality Projects in Global Arenas and Nation States
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