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Women and work in globalising Asia

Author: Dong-Sook Shin Gills; Nicola Piper
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia, 36.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book sheds light on the real experiences of women in different societies, exploring the impact of globalization through the changing nature of the labour of women.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dong-Sook Shin Gills; Nicola Piper
ISBN: 0415255864 9780415255868
OCLC Number: 47623967
Notes: "This voulume is the outcome of an international workshop on 'Globalisation and women's work in Asia' held in Copenhagen in September 1999"--Page [xv].
Description: xvii, 238 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Neoliberal economic globalisation and women in Asia: introduction / Dong-Sook S. Gills --
Globalisation and counter-globalisation / Dong-Sook S. Gills --
Risutora and women in the Japanese labour force / Beverley Bishop --
Global capital and local patriarchy: the financial crisis and women workers in South Korea / Uhn Cho --
4 The economic reform and feminisation of labour in agriculture: the case of rural village women in India / Chaya Degaonkar and Dong-Sook S. Gills --
Responses to changing labour relations: the case of women's NGOs in Indonesia / Michele Ford --
Facing a new revolution in Vietnam: state textile workers in the post-reform economy / Mila Rosenthal --
Working for global factories: Thai women in electronics export companies in the Northern Regional Industrial Estate / Sally Theobald --
The stratification of the garment and textile industries and labour movements in Malaysia / Vicki Crinis --
Adjusting to urban capital: rural female labour in state cotton mills in China / Minghua Zhaoand Jackie West --
Global labour markets and national responses: legal regimes governing female migrant workers in Japan / Nicola Piper --
Asian women immigrants in the US fashion garment industry / Evelyn Hu-Dehart.
Series Title: Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia, 36.
Responsibility: edited by Dong-Sook S. Gills and Nicola Piper.
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