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Author Custers, Peter.

Title Capital accumulation and women's labour in Asian economies / Peter Custers
Published London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York, NY : Distributed in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1997

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Description 401 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Feminism and the Conceptualization of Women's Labour in -- Asian Economies -- PART 1: The Discourse on Women's Labour in -- Historical Perspective -- 2. The Patriarchal Bias of Working-class Theoreticians: Marx and -- Proudhon -- 3. The Proletarian Women's Movement in Germany and Women's -- Labour -- 4. The Legacy of the Second Feminist Wave: The Debate on -- Household Labour Revisited -- PART 2: The Industrial Work of Women in -- India and Bangladesh -- 5. Home-based Women Labourers in the Garment Industry in -- West Bengal -- 6. Wage Slavery among Women Garment Workers under the -- Factory System in Bangladesh -- 7. The German Feminist School and the Thesis of Housewifization -- PART 3: Women's Role as Agricultural Producers -- 8. Developmental Feminism and Peasant Women's Labour in -- Bangladesh -- 9. The Ecofeminist Discourse in India -- 10. The German Feminist School and the Thesis of Subsistence -- Labour -- -- -- -- PART 4: Japanization and Women's Labour -- 11. The Japanese Style of Management and Fordism Compared -- 12. Japanese Women as a Vast Reserve Army of Labour -- 13. Conclusion: Capital Accumulation in Contemporary Asia
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [374]-395) and index
Subject Feminism -- Asia.
Feminist economics -- Asia.
Rural women -- Employment -- Bangladesh.
Rural women -- Employment -- India.
Saving and investment -- Asia.
International finance.
Women textile workers -- Bangladesh.
Women textile workers -- India.
Women -- Employment -- Bangladesh -- Case studies.
Women in development -- Asia.
Women -- Employment -- India -- Case studies.
Women -- Employment -- Asia.
Women -- Employment -- Japan -- Case studies.
Women -- Asia -- Economic conditions.
LC no. 99231219
ISBN 1856495752
1856495760 (paperback)