Gender at Work in Economic Life
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This volume illuminates the importance of gender as a frame of reference in the study of economic life. It considers the role of gender and work in a cross-cultural context, examining issues of historical change, the construction of globalization, household authority and entitlement, and more.
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Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 9/3/2003
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Introduction: How Gender Works, in the Practice of Theory and Other Social Processes|
|Concepts of Gender within Economic Change|
|Archaeology and the Gender without History|
|Rain and Cattle: Gendered Structures and Political Economy in Precolonial Pare, Tanzania|
|Woman-Headed Households in Agrarian Societies: Not Just a Passing Phase|
|Entrepreneurs as Women|
|Female Entrepreneurship in the Caribbean: A Multisited, Pilot Investigation of Gender and Work|
|Women, Modernity, and the Global Economy: Negotiating Gender and Economic Difference in Ifugao, Upland Philippines|
|Between Family and Market: Women and the New Silk Road in Post-Soviet Kazakhstan|
|Love and Entitlements|
|Neoliberalism and Newar Economics of Practice: Gender and the Politics of Consciousness in a Neplaese Merchant Community|
|"Why Would She Fight Her Family?" Indian Women's Negotiations of Discourses of Inheritance|
|Decision Making and Flows of Income and Expenses among Households with Factory-Employed Members|
|"Male Wealth" and "Claims to Motherhood": Gendered Resource Access and Intergenerational Relations in the Gwembe Valley, Zambia|
|Age, Masculinity, and Migration: Gender and Wage Labor among Samburu Pastoralists in Northern Kenya|
|Women and Work in a Brazilian Agricultural Frontier|
|About the Contributors|
|About the Editor|