Economic Development And Women In The World Community / Edition 1

Economic Development And Women In The World Community / Edition 1

by Kartik C. Roy
     
 

An examination of the socioeconomic status of women on five continents, giving special attention to social and economic discrimination against women and to changes in their status.See more details below

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An examination of the socioeconomic status of women on five continents, giving special attention to social and economic discrimination against women and to changes in their status.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275966317
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1Economic Development and Women: An Overview of Issues1
2Discrimination and Changes in the Status of Women with Economic Development: General Views and Theories25
3Women and Development in Taiwan: The Importance of the Institutional Context37
4The Socioeconomic Status of Today's Chinese Women49
5Economic Development, Industrial Trends, and Women Workers in Malaysia59
6Women in Japan79
7Women in South Asia with Particular Reference to India97
8Women and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa with Special Reference to Tanzania125
9Finnish Gender Contracts139
10Women in the European Union: Equality Achieved?155
11The Status of American Women: Modernity, Material Progress, But Suffering from an "Individualistic" Culture169
12The Magic of the Market and the Price Women Pay: Examples from Latin America and the Caribbean183
13Australia: Economic Issues of Women in Paid Employment197
14Conclusions213
References221
Index241
About the Editors and Contributors245

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