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Title Transforming gender and development in East Asia / edited by Esther Ngan-ling Chow.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2002.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 268 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-260) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Women in development -- East Asia.
Sex role -- Economic aspects -- East Asia.
East Asia -- Economic conditions.
East Asia.
Contents pt. I. EnGendering East Asian development -- ch. 1. Globalization, East Asian development, and gender : a historical overview / Esther Ngan-ling Chow -- ch. 2. Studying development with gender perspectives : from mainstream theories to alternative frameworks / Esther Ngan-ling Chow and Deanna M. Lyter -- pt. II. The process of industrialization : institutional embeddedness, control, and resistance -- ch. 3. Women and work in East Asia / Yin-wah Chu -- ch. 4. Gendered organizations, embodiment, and employment among manufacturing workers in Taiwan / Esther Ngan-ling Chow and Ray-may Hsung -- ch. 5. Power, media representation, and labor dispute : the case of women workers in South Korea / Hyun Mee Kim -- pt. III. The impact of economic restructuring on employment and family -- ch. 6. Women's unemployment, re-employment, and self-employment in China's economic restructuring / Ting Gong -- ch. 7. State women workers in Chinese economic reform : the transformation of management control and firm dependence / Ping Ping -- ch. 8. Gender embeddedness of family strategies : Hong Kong working-class families during economic restructuring / Vivien Hiu-tung Leung -- pt. IV. Migration, household, and gender strategies -- ch. 9. Guests from the tropics : labor practices and foreign workers in Taiwan / Anru Lee -- ch. 10. Fleeing poverty : rural women, expanding marriage markets, and strategies for social mobility in contemporary China / Christina Gilmartin and Lin Tan -- ch. 11. Women's work in international migration / Janet W. Salaff.
Summary Transforming Gender and Development in East Asia brings together a collection of original essays from top scholars in the United States and Asia to explore the centrality of gender in the process of economic development in East Asia. Contributors demonstrate through ethnography, personal narratives, field observation, and in-depth interviews the essential parts women have played in the national growth, economic restructuring, and industrialization of East Asian countries, including South Korea, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and China.
Other Author Chow, Esther Ngan-ling, 1943-
Other Title Print version: Transforming gender and development in East Asia 041592491X