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Gender at Work in Economic Life

ISBN-10: 0759102465

ISBN-13: 9780759102460

Edition: 2003

Authors: Gracia Clark, Aurora Bautista-Vistro, Srimati Basu, Evelyn Blackwood, Katherine E. Browne

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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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Book details

List price: $43.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 9/3/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Acknowledgments
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
Migration Engendered
"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
Index
About the Contributors
About the Editor