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Women and industrialization in Asia

Author: Susan Horton
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Series: Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looking at women in the Asian labour market, this book produces some surprising results and dispels some common myths regarding the position of female workers in the region.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Horton
ISBN: 0415129079 9780415129077
OCLC Number: 32199319
Description: xix, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Women and industrialization in Asia : overview / Susan Horton --
2. Women in the Indian labour force : a temporal and spatial analysis / Sarthi Acharya --
3. Women and the labour market in Indonesia during the 1980s / Dwayne Benjamin --
4. Women in the Japanese economy / M. Anne Hill --
5. Women's employment structure and male-female wage differentials in Korea / Moo Ki Bai and Woo Hyun Cho --
6. Women in the labour market in Malaysia / Jamilah Ariffin, Susan Horton and Guilherme Sedlacek --
7. Women in the labour market in the Philippines / Ruperto Alonzo, Susan Horton and Reema Nayar --
8. Changes in women's economic role in Thailand / Mathana Phananiramai.
Series Title: Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Horton.

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"This book is packed with data and insights which should be of interest to development researchers and planners alike.... Written primarily by economists, the individual chapters look at how women's Read more...

 
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