Women, Men, and the International Division of Labor

Women, Men, and the International Division of Labor

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The last few decades have witnessed a growing integration of the world system of production on the basis of a new relationship between less developed and highly industrialized countries. The effect is a geographical dispersion of the various production stages in the manufacturing process as the large corporations of industrialized qFirst Worldq countries are attracted by low labor costs, taxes, and relaxed production restrictions available in developing countries. This collection of papers focuses on inequalities among different sectors of the labor force, particularly those related to gender, and how these are affected by the changing international division of labor.June C. Nash, MarAsa Patricia FernAindez-Kelly. branch provide the only means of support for their families. ... At that time Martin was working as a mechanic in a car repair workshop. ... do so either because their male companions are unable to meet the economic needs of the family or because they have been deserted.

Title:Women, Men, and the International Division of Labor
Author:June C. Nash, María Patricia Fernández-Kelly
Publisher:SUNY Press - 1983


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