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Working Women International Perspectives on Labour and Gender Ideology

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    by Routledge

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    As the female labour force continues to expand, the terms on which women participate remain a considerable problem. Working Women presents a detailed examination of women's position in the paid workforce in a variety of first and third world countries and identifies the common cultural and economic factors which create disadvantage.

    Chapter 1 Women, work and skill, M.Thea Sinclair; Chapter 2 Gender and library work, Maura Luck; Chapter 3 Images and goods, Adelina Broadbridge; Chapter 4 Shop floor control, Yildiz Ecevit; Chapter 5 Prostitution and tourism in South-East Asia, Wendy Lee; Chapter 6 Return to the veil, Homa Hoodfar; Chapter 7 Women in struggle, Avril Leonard; Chapter 8 Women shop stewards in a county branch of NALGO, Jenny Walton; Chapter 9 Money and power, Joy Lyon; Chapter 10 Greek women and tourism, Mary Castelberg-Koulma; Chapter 11 A feminist business in a capitalist world, Jane Cholmeley;


    Nanneke Redclift is Lecturer in Social Anthropology at University College, London,
    Thea Sinclair is Lecturer in Economics at the University of Kent.