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Women and Work in Globalizing Asia

1st Edition

By Dong-Sook S. Gills, Nicola Piper


256 pages

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This book sheds light on the real experiences of women in different societies, exploring the impact of globalization through the changing nature of the labour of women. A comprehensive survey of women and work is provided by using case studies and empirical data collected from throughout Asia and also includes an analysis of Asian immigrants working in the US.

This book is an invaluable resource, accessible to both undergraduate and postgraduate students of women's studies, labour relations, international political economy and Asian studies.


'This book develops unique insights into how the processes associated with economic globalisation are impinging upon the lives of ordinary women workers … the value of this book is in its contribution to debates surrounding the impact of globalisation.' - Millennium, Juanita Elias

'Represents a worthy and comprehensive examination of the dynamics and challenges that neo-liberal economic globalisation has placed on women as workers in globalising Asia.' - Labour & Industry

About the Series

Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of the growth economies of Asia.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies