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Global women's work : perspectives on gender and work in the global economy

Author: Beth Englis; Mary E Frederickson; Olga Sanmiguel-Valderrama
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019. ©2019
Series: Routledge IAFFE advances in feminist economics, 18.
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Global women's work.
New York : Routledge, 2019
(DLC) 2018037783
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Englis; Mary E Frederickson; Olga Sanmiguel-Valderrama
ISBN: 9781138036581 1138036587 9781138036598 1138036595
OCLC Number: 1048054776
Description: xix, 402 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Perspectives on Gender and Work in the Global Economy Beth English, Mary E. Frederickson, and Olga Sanmiguel-Valderrama Part I. Women's Agency 1. Recognizing the Home Workplace: Making Workers through Global Labor Standards, Eileen Boris 2. Empowerment Revisited: Capitalist Development and Women Workers in China's Reform Era, Xiaodan Zhang 3. Peasant Women's Agency in Bolivia during the Global Recession: The Movement of the Confederacion Nacional de Mujeres Campesinas Indigenas Originarias y Afrodescendentes de Bartolina Sisa, Anne Marie Ejdesgaard Jeppesen 4. Global Women's Work in Transition: The Case of Entrepreneurial Bolivian Women in apparel production in Sao Paulo, 2013-2014, Katiuscia Moreno Galhera and Joao Paulo Candia Veiga 5. Gender Equality in the European Employment Strategy, Gabriella Berloffa, Eleonora Matteazzi, and Paola Villa 6. From Sister to Co-Worker: New Patterns of Feminization of Labor in Turkey, Esra Sarioglu 7. Gender, work, and recession: two views from the United States, Brigid O'Farrell Part II. Exploitation vs. Opportunity 8. Women in the Russian Labor Force: A Retreat from Equality?, Carol Nechemias 9. Working Poor Women in Mexico Facing Another Crisis: Domestic Workers, Struggling with Structural Disadvantages, and the 2008 Recession, Georgina Rojas-Garcia and Monica Patricia Toledo Gonzalez 10. Women's Work in Kenya's Athi River Export Processing Zone: Opportunity or Exploitation?, Kelly Pike 11. Women and Trade Liberalization in Egypt, Heba Nasssar 12. Women's University Attainment and Labor Force Participation in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries, Alessandra L. Gonzalez 13. The Politics of Women and Work in Iran, Valentine M. Moghadam Part III. Negotiations of Social and Reproductive Labor 14. Change and the Status Quo in Home-Based Industry in South Tamil Nadu, India: Women Beedi Workers Confront Shifts in the Organization of Labor and Capital, Meena Gopal 15. Mexican and Puerto Rican Women in Chicago: A Gendered Analysis of the 2008 Recession, Ivis Garcia and Maura I. Toro-Morn 16. The Economic Crisis and Women's Part-Time Work in Hungary, Erika Kispeter 17. Gendered austerity policies: inequality on the rise in the European Union including Ireland, Ursula Barry 18. From Kick-Start to U-Turn? Gender Equality in Sweden, Anita Nyberg
Series Title: Routledge IAFFE advances in feminist economics, 18.
Responsibility: edited by Beth English, Mary E. Frederickson and Olga Sanmiguel-Valderrama.


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