Women"s labor in the global economy
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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, NJ .
Written in English

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Statementedited by Sharon Harley.
LC ClassificationsHD
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 265 p. ;
Number of Pages265
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Open LibraryOL22763810M
ISBN 109780813540443

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This volume considers how women are shaping the global economic landscape through their labor, activism, and multiple discourses about work. Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of international scholars, the book offers a gendered examination of work in the global economy and analyses the e. Buy This Book in Print summary Globalization is not a new phenomenon; women throughout the world have been dealing with the circumstances and consequences of an international economy long before the advent of the transnational corporate conglomerate.   The U.S. economy will not operate at its full potential unless government and employers remove impediments to full participation by women in the . The U.S. economy will not operate at its full potential unless government and employers remove impediments to full participation by women in the labor market. The failure to.

Book Description: Looking at women's power in the home, in the workplace, and in politics from a political economy perspective, Torben Iversen and Frances Rosenbluth demonstrate that equality is tied to demand for women's labor outside the home, which is a function of .   The increase of women in the paid workforce was arguably the most significant change in the economy in the past century. In the U.S., women’s participation in .   In the beginning of the post we point out that since , female participation in labor markets has increased in most countries; yet according to the World Development Report the global trend only increased slightly over the same period – from % to %.. If we focus on more recent developments, the ILO estimates show that the global trend is actually negative, mainly because of. Women and Labor Market Changes in the Global Economy: Growth Helps, Inequalities Hurt and Public Policy Matters Article (PDF Available) in World Development 27(3) March with ReadsAuthor: Zafiris Tzannatos.

Child Labor in the Global Economy by Eric V. Edmonds and Nina Pavcnik. Published in vol issue 1, pages of Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter , Abstract: Few issues in developing countries draw as much popular attention as child labor. This paper begins by quantifying the ext. Bergmann, Barbara R, "The Effect on White Incomes of Discrimination in Employment," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 79(2), pages , March-Apr. Eileen Trzcinski & William T. Alpert, WOMEN, WORK, AND THE ECONOMY: MACROECONOMIC GAINS FROM GENDER EQUITY 6 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND FEMALE LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION: STYLIZED FACTS 6. Average FLFP remains low at around 50 percent, with levels and trends varying across regions (Figure 1). While women now represent 40 percent of the global labor force (World Bank, ), FLFPR.   Incredible much-needed look at women, labor and migration in the global economy. Too many 3rd world women are globe-trotting to fill the "care sector" as nannies, housekeepers and prostitutes only to leave a "care void" behind due to strict traditional gender roles that say a woman can't be the provider and a man is not supposed to be the /5.