The Global Political Economy of the Household in Asia

The Global Political Economy of the Household in Asia

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ISBN-13: 9781349464227
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: International Political Economy Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kaye Broadbent, Griffith University, Australia
Vicki Crinis, University of Wollongong, Australia
Laura Dales, University of Western Australia, Australia
Juanita Elias, University of Warwick, UK
Samanthi J Gunawardana, Griffith University, Australia
Patrick Kilby, Australian National University, Australia
Hyunok Lee, National University of Singapore
Fang Lee Cooke, Monash University, Australia
Swati Parashar, Monash University, Australia
Youyenn Teo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Table of Contents

Introduction; Juanita Elias and Samanthi J. Gunawardana PART 1 THE STATE AND THE HOUSEHOLD ECONOMY: COMPETITIVENESS, DEVELOPMENT AND SECURITY 1. Women Hold up the Anti-Welfare Regime: How Social Policies Produce Social Differentiation in Singapore; Teo You Yenn 2. The State and the Foreign Relations of Households: The Malaysia-Indonesia Domestic Worker Dispute; Juanita Elias 3. Armed Resistance, Economic (In)security and the Household: A Case Study of the Maoist Insurgency in India; Swati Parashar 4. Rural Sinhalese women, Nationalism and Narratives of Development in Sri Lanka's Postwar Political Economy; Samanthi J. Gunawardana PART 2 THE HOUSEHOLD AS A SITE OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION 5. Flexible, Exotic, Unorganized: 'Frontier' Women in Indian cities; Duncan McDuie Ra 6. Global Householding for Social Reproduction: Vietnamese Marriage Migration to South Korea; Lee Hyunok 7. Single Women and their Households in Contemporary Japan; Laura Dales 8. "Because We Have Husbands With Full-time Jobs . . .": The State, the Household and Home Care Work in Japan; Kaye Broadbent PART 3 THE HOUSEHOLD AND THE GENDERED WORKPLACE 9. It's the (Household) Economy, Stupid! Pension Reform, Collective Resistance and the Reproductive Sphere in Sri Lanka; Kanchana N. Ruwanpura 10. Vietnamese Migrant Clothing Workers in Malaysia: Global production, Transnational Labour Migration and Social Reproduction; Vicki Crinis 11. Work, Employment and Welfare of Chinese Rural Women: The Impact of Household Structure and Implications for Social Policy; Fang Lee Cooke 12. Extreme Jobs and the Household: Work and Care in the New India; Elizabeth Hill 13. Waste-Recycling and the Household Economy: The Case of the Pune Waste-Pickers Response to the Changing "Rules of the Game"; Patrick Kilby Conclusions: The Significance of the Household to Asia's Transformation and to Studies of the Global Political Economy; Samanthi J. Gunawardana and Juanita Elias

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