Women In The Cities Of Asia: Migration And Urban Adaptation, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Women In The Cities Of Asia

Migration And Urban Adaptation, 1st Edition

By James T Fawcett


426 pages

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pub: 2019-03-05
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Women in Asia are on the move. The migration of women from village to city has increased dramatically in the past decade, and many of these new migrants are young single women seeking jobs. In several Asian countries, women migrants now outnumber men by a substantial margin. Along with the physical movement from rural to urban areas come new roles

Table of Contents

Westview Replica Editions -- Preface -- Introduction -- Urbanization, Migration, and the Status of Women -- Overview and Theoretical Perspectives -- The Migration of Women to Cities: A Comparative Perspective -- Female Migration: A Conceptual Framework -- Women in Rural-Urban Circulation Networks: Implications for Social Structural Change -- Trends, Policies, and Programs: National Perspectives -- Rural-to-Urban Migration of Women in India: Patterns and Implications -- The Female Migrant in Pakistan -- Female Rural-to-Urban Migration in Peninsular Malaysia -- Female Migration in Thailand -- The Migration of Women in the Philippines -- Urban Migrant Women in the Republic of Korea -- Women Migrants in Asian Cities: Case Studies -- Migration of Women Workers in Peninsular Malaysia: Impact and Implications -- Female Migrants in Bangkok Metropolis -- The Migration of Rural Women to Taipei -- New Models and Traditional Networks: Migrant Women in Tehran -- Economic Activity and Adjustment of Female Migrants: Analytic Models -- Migrant Women at Work in Asia -- Female Asian Immigrants in Honolulu: Adaptation and Success -- Philippine Urbanism and the Status of Women -- Adaptation of Polynesian Female Migrants in New Zealand -- Conclusion -- Women in Asian Cities: Policies, Public Services, and Research

About the Author

Fawcett, James T

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies