Women, Men, and the International Division of Labor

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780873956840
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/1983
  • Series: SUNY Series in the Anthropology of Work
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.07 (d)

Table of Contents


Part I. Global Accumulation and the Labor Process

1. The Impact of the Changing International Division of Labor on Different Sectors of the Labor Force

June Nash

2. The New International Division of Labor and the U.S.Work Force: The Case of the Electronics Industry

Robert T. Snow

3. Capitalism, Imperialism, and Patriarchy: The Dilemma of Third-World Women Workers in Multinational Factories

Linda Y.C. Lim

Part II. Production, Reproduction, and the Household Economy

4. Women, Production, and Reproduction in Industrial Capitalism: A Comparison of Brazilian and U.S. Factory Workers

Helen I. Safa

5. Household, Community, National, and Multinational Industrial Development

Neuma Agular

6. Kitchens Hit by Priorities: Employed Working-Class Jamaican Women Confront the IMF

Lynn Bolles

7. The Domestic Clothing Workers in the Mexican Metropolis and Their Relation to Dependent Capitalism

José Antonio Alonso

Part III. Labor Flow and Capital Expansion

8. Labor Migration and the New Industrial Division of Labor

Saskia Sassen-Koob

9. Mexican Border Industrialization, Female Labor Force Participation, and Migration

María Patricia Fernández Kelly

10. Maquiladoras: A New Face of International Capitalism on Mexico's Northern Frontier

Jorge A. Bustamante

11. The Formation of an Ethnic Group: Colombian Female Workers in Venezuela

Magalit Berlin

Part IV. Case Studies in Electronics and Textiles

12. Silicon Valley's Women Workers: A Theoretical Analysis of Sex-Segregation in the Electronics Industry Labor Market

Susan S. Green

13. Fast Forward: The Internationalization of Silicon Valley

Naomi Katzand and David S. Kemnitzer

14. The Division of Labor in Electronics

John F. Keller

15. The Impact of Industrialization on Women: A Caribbean Case

Eve E. Abraham-Van Der Mark

16. The Emergence of Small-Scale Industry in A Taiwanese Rural Community

Hu Tai-Li

17. Women Textile Workers in the Militarization of Southeast Asia

Cynthia H. Enloe

18. Global Industries and Malay Peasants in Peninsular Malaysia

Aihwa Ong



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