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Gendering Globalization on the Ground : The Limits of Feminized Work for Mexican Women's Empowerment - Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014. - 1 online resource (261 p.) - eBooks on Demand Routledge Research in Gender and Society . - Routledge Research in Gender and Society .

Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Political Economy of Globalization and Its Alternatives: A Gendered Analysis; 2 Mexico's Neoliberal Political Economy-In Place in Ciudad Juárez; 3 Analyzing Mexican Women's Work and Empowerment in the Household Setting; 4 Strategizing for Household Survival; 5 Engaging in Feminized Work; 6 Claiming Empowerment at Home; Conclusion; Appendix: Cuestionario-Las Mujeres y el Trabajo en Ciudad Juárez; Index

How has globalization worked for women working on the frontlines of neoliberalism on the Mexico-US border? This border divides ""US"" from ""Others,"" and produces social inequalities that form a site where marginalized border women encounter the othering power of neoliberalism and confront inequalities of gender and class. Within this context, a critical comparison of socially similar women, working either in export production industries or in small-scale commerce and low-level services in Ciudad Juárez, reveals how export factory work constrains women's empowerment at home - as well as the w

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