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Gendered Work in Asian Cities

The New Economy And Changing Labour Markets
  • 150 Pages
  • 4.21 MB
  • English
Ashgate Publishing
Labour economics, Women"s studies, Politics / Current Events, Gender Studies, Social Science, Sociology - General, Sociology, Singapore, Labor & Industrial Relations - General, Discrimination in employment, ASIA, China, Hong
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ISBN 100754647005
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It enriches existing literature on globalization, global cities and social changes through its gender perspective and empirical focus on South East Asia. Theoretical debates around globalization, gender and social change are combined with empirical research on professional women in two cosmopolitan cities: Hong Kong and Singapore.

The author's research shows that even in such cosmopolitan cities where women tend to have a strong advantage there is a 'new dynamic of inequality'.Cited by: Researching Gender and Professional Work Cultures in Two Global Cities in Asia This chapter examines three aspects of the debate around the global impact of the new economy, gender and social change.

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Previously an associate professor at Linköping University in Sweden, Dr Rydstrøm recently moved to take up a position at Lund University’s Centre for Gender Studies. She is an editor of the NIAS Press Gendering Asia book series.

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Introduction. Gender operates at all levels of social life and is deeply embedded in how work is organized, rewarded, and experienced. The sociological study of gender and work emerged during the s and s, as women’s labor force participation rates rose and as the Women’s Movement began calling attention to gender inequality at home and on the job.

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