Dignity and Daily Bread: New Forms of Economic Organising among Poor Women in the Third World and the First

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FIGURES
1.1 A dismal decade: hyper-inflation of Latin American countries 23
1.2 Export prices for three major sub-Saharan commodities 25
1.3 Strategies of the Self-Employed Women's Association in India 34
2.1 Average daily employment of men and women in Bombay cotton mills, 1911-47 56
2.2 Proportion of women of total employed daily by Bombay cotton mills, 1911-47 57
3.1 Employment in EPZs as a percentage of total manufacturing employment 80

TABLES
1.1 Changes in per capita Gross Domestic Product of Latin American countries between 1981 and 1989 24
1.2 Informal sector: an important source of employment: Africa 24
3.1 Structure of employment in the FTZs in Malaysia as at 1979 76
3.2 Malaysian American Electronics Industry (MAEI) member companies 78
3.3 Age of Export Processing Zone (EPZ) workers, and share of women in EPZ workforce and in non-EPZ manufacturing industries 79
5.1 Socio-economic profile, 1990 119
5.2 Distribution of respondent income as a percentage of family income, 1990 120
5.3 SEWA membership, 1990 128
5.4 Co-operatives sponsored by SEWA, 1990 129

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