Women Encounter Technology: Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World

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Women Encounter Technology

Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World

Edited by Swasti Mitter and
Sheila Rowbotham

London and New York

Published in association with the UNU Press

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Figures ix
  • Tables x
  • Acknowledgements xvi
  • 1 - Beyond the Politics of Difference 1
  • 2 - Information Technology and Working Women's Demands 19
  • 3 - Feminist Approaches to Technology 44
  • Notes 66
  • 4 - Conflicting Demands of New Technology and Household Work 70
  • Notes 87
  • 5 - Changes in Textiles 93
  • 6 - Information Technology and Women's Employment in Manufacturing in Eastern Europe 111
  • 7 - Restructuring and Retraining 127
  • Notes 146
  • 8 - Computerization and Women's Employment in India's Banking Sector 150
  • Notes 175
  • 9 - Information Technology, Gender and Employment 177
  • Notes 202
  • References 203
  • 10 - Women in Software Programming 205
  • 11 - Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed…the Electronics Industry in Calcutta 233
  • Notes 253
  • 12 - Women and Information Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa 256
  • 13 - Gender Perspectives on Health and Safety in Information Processing 278
  • Notes 297
  • 14 - Using Information Technology as a Mobilizing Force 303
  • References 313
  • 15 - The Fading of the Collective Dream? 314
  • Notes 339
  • Afterword 341
  • Index 344
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