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Women and market societies : crisis and opportunity

Author: Barbara Einhorn; Eileen Yeo
Publisher: Aldershot, UK ; Brookfield, Vt., US : E. Elgar, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Women and Market Societies explores the problems and possibilities for women which arise from the transition to a market economy in East Asia, the dismantling of state socialism in Eastern Europe and the restructuring of the economies and welfare states of the older capitalist market societies in Western Europe." "The paradoxical effects of modernising housework, the power and contestibility of global media  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women and market societies.
Aldershot, UK ; Brookfield, Vt., US : E. Elgar, ©1995
(OCoLC)654600650
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Einhorn; Eileen Yeo
ISBN: 1858983177 9781858983172
OCLC Number: 32349467
Description: xi, 244 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Consumption and women's politics : past experiences. Consumer power : women's contribution to alternatives and resistance to the market in the United States 1880-1940 / Sheila Rowbotham --
Basket power and market forces : the Women's Co-operative Guild 1883-1920 / Gillian Scott --
Modernizing domestics spaces : liberating women? False promises? Modernization of the kitchen in France 1920-1960 / Claire Duchen --
Chinese women and the kitchen : views from four generations / Xu Min --
Cultural representations and resistances. Domestic space in Italian cinema : Ossessione, Ladri di biciclette and Ladri di saponette / Maggie Günsberg. Chinese women and Chinese film : problems with history and feminism / Stephanie Donald --
Fashioning (western) sexuality for sale : the case of sex and fashion articles in Cosmopolitan Hong Kong / Lisa Leung --
On the construction of desire and anxiety : contestations over female nature and identity in China's modern market society / Maria Jaschok --
Crisis in western market societies. Conflicts between the domestic and market economy in Britain : past and present / Eileen Janes Yeo. Women, time and markets : the role of feminization and contradiction in the new forms of exploitation / Jenny Shaw --
From dependence to enterprise? Women and western welfare states / Crescy Cannan --
Problematic transitions to market societies in the east. Confucian ideology on women and married women's participation in the South Korean labour force / Kim Kyung-Ai --
Moving towards the market : Chinese women in employment and their related rights / Liu Bohong and Sun Rong. Economic development and the marriage crisis in the special economic zones of China / Zhao Weijie --
Ironies of history : citizenship issues in the new market economies of East Central Europe / Barbara Einhorn.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara Einhorn and Eileen Janes Yeo.

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