Gendered Work in Asian Cities : The New Economy and Changing Labour Markets
By: Brooks, Ann.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2007Description: 1 online resource (167 p.).ISBN: 9780754680567.Subject(s): Discrimination in employment | Globalization | Sex discrimination against women | Women in the professionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gendered Work in Asian Cities : The New Economy and Changing Labour MarketsDDC classification: 331.4''095 | 331.4133095 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Notes on the Author; Introduction: Globalization and the New Dynamics of Inequality; 1 Globalization, Gender and Changing Work Cultures in Asia; 2 Researching Gender and Professional Work Cultures in Two Global Cities in Asia; 3 Gender Equity and Organizational Constraints in Professional Labour Markets; 4 Leadership and Management Issues for Professional Women in Organizational Structures; 5 Intimacy, Work and Family Life: Social and Personal Issues Confronting Professional Woman in Global Cities
6 The New Economy, Professional Women and Social ChangeConclusion; Bibliography; Index
Do the new Asian economies encourage gender equality? Ann Brooks provides a unique insight into this question by assessing the impact of the new economy and the changing labour market on women in Asia. The research is set against the backdrop of Southeast Asia more generally and international comparisons are also drawn.
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