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Working Women: International Perspectives on Labour and Gender Ideology Nanneke Redclift

Working Women: International Perspectives on Labour and Gender Ideology

Nanneke Redclift

Published January 1st 1991
ISBN : 9780415018425
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242 pages
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Working Women presents a detailed examination of the position of women in the paid work force. The contributors examine womens work experiences in a variety of first and third world countries, and identify the common cultural and economic factorsMoreWorking Women presents a detailed examination of the position of women in the paid work force. The contributors examine womens work experiences in a variety of first and third world countries, and identify the common cultural and economic factors which may set them at a disadvantage.Awareness is presented here as the precondition to change. The contributors offer insight into the reasons for inequality through studies of womens work in the diverse contexts of retailing, library work, employment in Turkish factories, veiling by women workers in Egypt, and sex tourism in Southeast Asia.