Women Encounter Technology by Swasti Mitter
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Women Encounter Technology
By Swasti Mitter

Women Encounter Technology

Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World

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Women Encounter Technology by Swasti Mitter

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This collection explores the effects of new technologies on women's employment and on the nature of women's work. The volume is edited by two pre-eminent scholars in the field and contains thirteen articles from leading academics worldwide. The book provides a critique of postmodernism and ecofeminism and demands that new technology is used as a vehicle for gender equality in the developing world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415126878
ISBN-10: 0415126878
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Pages: 376
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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