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Patriarchy and DevelopmentWomen's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century$
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Valentine M. Moghadam

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780198290230

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.001.0001

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Industrialization and Women’s Subordination: A Reappraisal

Industrialization and Women’s Subordination: A Reappraisal

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(p.168) (p.169) Industrialization and Women’s Subordination: A Reappraisal
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Patriarchy and Development
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Ruth Pearson

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0008

In Third World countries, the involvement of females in the workforce plays no small part in the development of export manufacturing industries. Although there have already been earlier analyses regarding industrialization and how women have participated in work opportunities in industrialized settings, there is also a need to extend such an analysis beyond the notion of factory employment since women's work may be analyzed over a multitude of various experiences. This chapter attempts to examine the relations between productive and reproductive work that women are involved in and the gendering of the workforce, the patterns of global industrialization that are being modified over time, and other such issues regarding gender relations. Generally, the chapter attempts to examine how gender is associated with capital accumulation.

Keywords:   Third World countries, women employment, export manufacturing industries, global industrialization, capital accumulation, gender relations, gendering of workforce

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