skip to content
Women's labor in the global economy : speaking in multiple voices Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Women's labor in the global economy : speaking in multiple voices

Author: Sharon Harley
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Talks about how women of color around the world adapt and challenge the economic, political, and social effects of globalization. This book aims to reveal how globalization continues to develop new  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women's labor in the global economy.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608549861
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Harley
ISBN: 0813540437 9780813540436 0813540445 9780813540443 9780813543 9789780813543
OCLC Number: 71189706
Description: ix, 265 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction / Sharon Harley --
Laboring in transnational public spheres --
Race women: cultural productions and radical labor politics / Sharon Harley --
Of poetics and politics: the border journeys of Luisa Moreno / Vicki L. Ruiz --
Caring and inequality / Evelyn Nakano Glenn --
Economic crisis and political mobilization: reshaping cultures of resistance in Tampa's communities of color, 1929-1939 / Nancy A. Hewitt --
The global politics of labor --
Surviving globalization: immigrant women workers in late capitalist America / Evelyn Hu-Dehart --
Harassment of female farmworkers: can the legal system help? / Maria L. Ontiveros --
Caribbean women, domestic labor, and the politics of transnational migration / Carole Boyce Davies --
Creatively coping with crisis and globalization: Zimbabwean businesswomen in crocheting and knitting / Mary Johnson Osirim --
Surviving the global economy --
Of land and sea: women entrepreneurs in Negril, Jamaica / A. Lynn Bolles --
"My cocoa is between my legs": sex as working amont Ghanaian women / Akosua Adomako Ampofo --
Work as a duty and as a joy: understanding the role of work in the lives of Ghanaian female traders of global consumer items / Akosua K. Darkwah --
Gendering sugar: women's disempowerment in Sri Lankan sugar production / Nandini Gunewardena --
List of contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Sharon Harley.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This important collection examines the ways in which women across the globe, individually and collectively, are responding to new economic pressures and historical circumstances that are shaping Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/71189706>
library:oclcnum"71189706"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/71189706>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1023423>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Minority women--Employment."@en
schema:name"Minority women--Employment"@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1734121>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Minority women--Economic conditions."@en
schema:name"Women foreign workers"@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85085863>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Minority women--Social conditions."@en
schema:name"Minority women--Economic conditions."@en
schema:name"Minority women--Employment"@en
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"2007"
schema:datePublished"2007"
schema:description"Preface -- Introduction / Sharon Harley -- Laboring in transnational public spheres -- Race women: cultural productions and radical labor politics / Sharon Harley -- Of poetics and politics: the border journeys of Luisa Moreno / Vicki L. Ruiz -- Caring and inequality / Evelyn Nakano Glenn -- Economic crisis and political mobilization: reshaping cultures of resistance in Tampa's communities of color, 1929-1939 / Nancy A. Hewitt -- The global politics of labor -- Surviving globalization: immigrant women workers in late capitalist America / Evelyn Hu-Dehart -- Harassment of female farmworkers: can the legal system help? / Maria L. Ontiveros -- Caribbean women, domestic labor, and the politics of transnational migration / Carole Boyce Davies -- Creatively coping with crisis and globalization: Zimbabwean businesswomen in crocheting and knitting / Mary Johnson Osirim -- Surviving the global economy -- Of land and sea: women entrepreneurs in Negril, Jamaica / A. Lynn Bolles -- "My cocoa is between my legs": sex as working amont Ghanaian women / Akosua Adomako Ampofo -- Work as a duty and as a joy: understanding the role of work in the lives of Ghanaian female traders of global consumer items / Akosua K. Darkwah -- Gendering sugar: women's disempowerment in Sri Lankan sugar production / Nandini Gunewardena -- List of contributors -- Index."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1044417394>
schema:genre"Case studies"@en
schema:genre"Case studies."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Women's labor in the global economy : speaking in multiple voices"@en
schema:numberOfPages"265"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA754429>

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.