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Women of a lesser cost : female labour, foreign exchange, and Philippine development

Author: Sylvia H Chant; Cathy McIlwaine
Publisher: Quezon City : Ateneo de Manila University Press, ©1955.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study explores the links among women's employment, migration and household organization. Drawing on interviews with workers, households, and employers in the Philippine Visayas, it provides  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia H Chant; Cathy McIlwaine
ISBN: 971550146X 9789715501460 0745309461 9780745309460 0745309453 9780745309453
OCLC Number: 31660811
Description: xi, 372 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Gender and development in the Philippines; the Philippine economy - national perspectives, export-oriented development and growth in the Central and Western Visayas; gender, migration and low-income households in Cebu, Lapu-Lapu and Boracay - an overview; gender and manufacturing employment; gender and tourism employment; gender and sex work; comparative perspectives on work and women's status; conclusion - policy implications and directions for future research.
Responsibility: Sylvia Chant and Cathy McIlwaine.

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???A considerable contribution to the literature on women and development ... it is authoritatively referenced and jam-packed with information.??? --Progress In Human Geography

 
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