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Women Encounter Technology

Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World

Edited by Swasti Mitter, Sheila Rowbotham

Routledge – 1997 – 376 pages

Series: UNU/INTECH Studies in New Technology and Development

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    978-0-415-14118-5
    April 24th 1997
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    978-0-415-12687-8
    September 14th 1995

Description

This collection explores the effects of new technologies on women's employment and on the nature of women's work. The volume is edited by two pre-eminent scholars in the field and contains thirteen articles from leading academics worldwide.

The book provides a critique of postmodernism and ecofeminism and demands that new technology is used as a vehicle for gender equality in the developing world.

Related Subjects

  1. Gender Studies
  2. Economics

Name: Women Encounter Technology: Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Swasti Mitter, Sheila Rowbotham. This collection explores the effects of new technologies on women's employment and on the nature of women's work. The volume is edited by two pre-eminent scholars in the field and contains thirteen articles from leading academics...
Categories: Gender Studies, Economics