Women In The Age Of Economic Transformation

Women In The Age Of Economic Transformation

by Nahid Aslanbeigui
     
 

ISBN-10: 041510422X

ISBN-13: 9780415104227

Pub. Date: 11/10/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Changes are sweeping the world economy and are most apparent in post-socialist Europe and in the developing world. This volume examines the impact these changes are having on women. The authors discuss the evidence of gender bias and reach some telling if unsurprising conclusions. Regardless of the country involved, the findings point to consistent female

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Overview

Changes are sweeping the world economy and are most apparent in post-socialist Europe and in the developing world. This volume examines the impact these changes are having on women. The authors discuss the evidence of gender bias and reach some telling if unsurprising conclusions. Regardless of the country involved, the findings point to consistent female disadvantage in the transformation process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415104227
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/10/1994
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
Contributors
Women and economic transformation1
Beyond socialism: The uncertain prospects for East German women in a unified Germany11
The status of women and Poland's transition to a market economy27
The economic status of women in Romania43
The effect of economic and political reforms on Soviet/Russian women59
The impact of economic reforms on women's health and health care in Sub-Saharan Africa77
Structural adjustment, the rural-urban interface and gender relations in Zambia95
Chinese women and the post-Mao economic reforms113
Economic restructuring in Singapore and the changing roles of women, 1957 to present129
Government reforms, economic restructuring and the employment of women: South Korea, 1980-92145
Neoliberal economic reforms and women in Chile160
The 1982 reforms and the employment conditions of Mexican women178
State policy and the restructuring of women's industries in Nicaragua192
Bibliography206
Index226

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