Women Encounter Technology: Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Women Encounter Technology

Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World, 1st Edition

Edited by Swasti Mitter, Sheila Rowbotham

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376 pages

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This collection explores the effects of new technologies on women's employment and on the nature of women's work. The volume is edited by two pre-eminent scholars in the field and contains thirteen articles from leading academics worldwide.

The book provides a critique of postmodernism and ecofeminism and demands that new technology is used as a vehicle for gender equality in the developing world.

About the Series

UNU/INTECH Studies in New Technology and Development

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General