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Women Workers in Industrialising Asia by Amarjit Kaur

Book Description:
Economic globalization, the adoption of export-oriented industrialism strategies and the global restructuring of manufacturing have resulted in the increased participation of women in the manufacturing sector in Asia. This collection, edited by Armajit Kaur, is an important comparative study that covers the major East, South and Southeast Asian countries. It explores the diversity of women’s work in factory and small-batch production and home-based work. It also focuses on women’s employment and health conditions in the context of internationally accepted core labor standards.

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