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Globalization, Export Orientated Employment and Social Policy : Gendered Connections - Shahra Razavi

Globalization, Export Orientated Employment and Social Policy

Gendered Connections

By: Shahra Razavi (Editor), Ruth Pearson (Editor), Caroline Danloy (Editor)

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Gender and development theory and analysis is replete with implicit assumptions that women's entry into the world of paid work will positively affect their status both in the household and in the public sphere. Until recently the debate on global factories and export production has remained focused on women's individual experience of export employment and the extent to which this represents a positive opportunity or gross exploitation. In spite of the extended discussion of rights and citizenship in the global economy, little attention has hitherto been paid to the implications for women's entitlements arising out of their pivotal role in export sectors. Whilst many assume that women's visible and crucial presence in key economic sectors will be reflected in the ways in which social policies are formulated, there has been up to now little empirical and analytical engagement with this question. This volume, bringing together detailed commissioned studies from six developing countries, aims to fill this gap. VIVIANE BRACHET-MARQUEZ Centro des Estudios Sociol-logicos, El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico SHEILA BUNWAREE Department of Sociology, University of Mauritius, Mauritius HYOUNG CHO Department of Sociology, Ewha Womans University, Sudaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea JINJOO CHUNG Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Kuri, Kyunggido, Korea DELIA DARVIN Head of Department, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Leeds, UK JAYATI GHOSH Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India GILLIAN HART Department of Geography, Chair, Center for African Studies, University of California at Berkeley, San Francisco, USA IN-SOON KANG Division of Social Science, University of Kyungnam, Masan-City, Kyungsangnamdo, Korea ORLANDINA DE OLIVEIRA Centro des Estudios Sociol-logicos, El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico ANN ZAMMIT Independent Consultant, Geneva, Switzerland

Globalization, Export-Oriented Employment and Social Policy
Gendered Connections
Korea's Miracle and Crisis
What Was In It for Women?
The Impact of Export-oriented Manufacturing on the Welfare Entitlements of Chinese Women Workers
Globalisation, Export-Oriented Employment for Women and Social Policy
A case study of India
Gendering the Debate on the Welfare State in Mexico
Women's Employment and Welfare Entitlements in the Globalized Economy
Globalization, Export Oriented Employment and Social Policy
The Case of Mauritius
Reworking Apartheid Legacies
Global Competition, Gender, and Social Wages in South Africa, 1980-2000
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ISBN: 9781403934857
ISBN-10: 1403934851
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 1st December 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1