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Women and Work in Globalising Asia.

By: Menon, Usha.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New Delhi : Swastik Publishers & Distributors, 2008Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (273 p.).ISBN: 9789350436141.Subject(s): Globalization -- Asia | Sex discrimination in employment -- Asia | Women -- Asia -- Economic conditions | Women -- Employment -- Asia | Women''s rights -- AsiaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women and Work in Globalising AsiaDDC classification: 305.42 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
COVER; Preface; Contents; Women Labour in Asia; Women Labour in India; Women Employment and Income ; Finance Problems; Women Role in Domestic Arena ; Poor Growth in Working Women; Women Human Rights: Local and Global Perspectives ; Social Sustainability; Bibliography
Summary: Female workforce, their socio-legal status and problems they face at work are much debated issued. Despite being equipped with talent, skill and competency women meet various discriminations at work place. In developed countries, like USA, Mexico and Europe women are working hard on per with men. We can say that the three roles of women, viz., wife, mother and employee, a women occupying roles of wife and employee, because of the greater incompatibility between the roles. For women, the gratifications associated with the family roles, particularly the role of wife, and mother have been emphasized over the costs. The concept of role overload and role conflict are primarily used to analyse the complications that employment caused for married women especially mothers. This book sheds light on the real experiences of women in different societies, exploring the impact of globalization through the changing nature of the labour of women. A comprehensive survey of women and work is provided by using case studies and empirical data collected from major Asian Countries like: Japan, South Korea, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and China etc. This book is an invaluable resource book for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in the area of women''s studies, labour relations, international political economy and Asian studies.
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COVER; Preface; Contents; Women Labour in Asia; Women Labour in India; Women Employment and Income ; Finance Problems; Women Role in Domestic Arena ; Poor Growth in Working Women; Women Human Rights: Local and Global Perspectives ; Social Sustainability; Bibliography

Female workforce, their socio-legal status and problems they face at work are much debated issued. Despite being equipped with talent, skill and competency women meet various discriminations at work place. In developed countries, like USA, Mexico and Europe women are working hard on per with men. We can say that the three roles of women, viz., wife, mother and employee, a women occupying roles of wife and employee, because of the greater incompatibility between the roles. For women, the gratifications associated with the family roles, particularly the role of wife, and mother have been emphasized over the costs. The concept of role overload and role conflict are primarily used to analyse the complications that employment caused for married women especially mothers. This book sheds light on the real experiences of women in different societies, exploring the impact of globalization through the changing nature of the labour of women. A comprehensive survey of women and work is provided by using case studies and empirical data collected from major Asian Countries like: Japan, South Korea, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and China etc. This book is an invaluable resource book for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in the area of women''s studies, labour relations, international political economy and Asian studies.

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