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Women Encounter Technology : Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World.

Author: Swasti Mitter; Sheila Rowbotham
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection explores the effects of new technologies on women's employment and on the nature of women's work in the Third World.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Swasti Mitter; Sheila Rowbotham
ISBN: 9780203208618 0203208617
OCLC Number: 437077299
Description: 1 online resource (375 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Beyond the politics of difference: an introduction; Information technology and working women's demands; Feminist approaches to technology: women's values or a gender lens?; Conflicting demands of new technology and household work: women's work in Brazilian and Argentinian textiles; Changes in textiles: implications for Asian women; Information technology and women's employment in manufacturing in Eastern Europe: the case of Slovenia. Restructuring and retraining: the Canadian garment industry in transitionComputerization and women's employment in India's banking sector; Information technology, gender and employment: a case study of the telecommunications industry in Malaysia; Women in software programming: the experience of Brazil; Something old, something new, something borrowed The electronics industry in Calcutta; Women and information technology in sub-Saharan Africa: a topic for discussion?; Gend.

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This collection explores the effects of new technologies on women's employment and on the nature of women's work in the Third World.

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