Dignity and Daily Bread: New Forms of Economic Organization Among Poor Women in the Third World and the First / Edition 1

Dignity and Daily Bread: New Forms of Economic Organization Among Poor Women in the Third World and the First / Edition 1

by Swasti Mitter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415095867

ISBN-13: 9780415095860

Pub. Date: 12/28/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415095860
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1993
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1On organising women in casualised work: a global overview14
2Women in the Bombay cotton textile industry, 1919-194053
3The conditions and organisational activities of women in Free Trade Zones: Malaysia, Philippines and Sri Lanka, 1970-199073
4Weaving dreams, constructing realities: the Nineteenth of September National Union of Garment Workers in Mexico100
5Self-Employed Women's Association: organising women by struggle and development114
6Deindustrialisation and the growth of women's economic associations and networks in urban Tanzania139
7Strategies against sweated work in Britain, 1820-1920158
8Homework in West Yorkshire193
Conclusion218
Name index224
Subject index226

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