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Transforming gender and development in East Asia

Author: Esther Ngan-ling Chow
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2002.
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Bringing together a collection of original essays from top scholars in the US and Asia, this book explores the centrality of gender in the process of economic development in East Asia, with fresh and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Ngan-ling Chow
ISBN: 041592491X 9780415924917 0415924928 9780415924924
OCLC Number: 48473810
Description: xii, 268 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I. EnGendering East Asian development --
ch. 1. Globalization, East Asian development, and gender : a historical overview / Esther Ngan-ling Chow --
ch. 2. Studying development with gender perspectives : from mainstream theories to alternative frameworks / Esther Ngan-ling Chow and Deanna M. Lyter --
pt. II. The process of industrialization : institutional embeddedness, control, and resistance --
ch. 3. Women and work in East Asia / Yin-wah Chu --
ch. 4. Gendered organizations, embodiment, and employment among manufacturing workers in Taiwan / Esther Ngan-ling Chow and Ray-may Hsung --
ch. 5. Power, media representation, and labor dispute : the case of women workers in South Korea / Hyun Mee Kim --
pt. III. The impact of economic restructuring on employment and family --
ch. 6. Women's unemployment, re-employment, and self-employment in China's economic restructuring / Ting Gong --
ch. 7. State women workers in Chinese economic reform : the transformation of management control and firm dependence / Ping Ping --
ch. 8. Gender embeddedness of family strategies : Hong Kong working-class families during economic restructuring / Vivien Hiu-tung Leung --
pt. IV. Migration, household, and gender strategies --
ch. 9. Guests from the tropics : labor practices and foreign workers in Taiwan / Anru Lee --
ch. 10. Fleeing poverty : rural women, expanding marriage markets, and strategies for social mobility in contemporary China / Christina Gilmartin and Lin Tan --
ch. 11. Women's work in international migration / Janet W. Salaff.
Responsibility: edited by Esther Ngan-ling Chow.
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