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Title Veiled employment : Islamism and the political economy of women's employment in Iran / edited by Roksana Bahramitash & Hadi Salehi Esfahani
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 351 pages) : illustrations
Series Contemporary issues in the Middle East
Contemporary issues in the Middle East.
Contents Gender and globalization : the Iranian experience / Jennifer C. Olmsted -- Modernization, revolution, and Islamism : political economy of women's employment / Roksana Bahramitash and Hadi Salehi Esfahani -- From postrevolution to the reform : gender politics and employment / Roksana Bahramitash and Hadi Salehi Esfahani -- The transformation of the female labor market / Roksana Bahramitash and Hadi Salehi Esfahani -- The effects of international trade on gender inequality in Iran : the case of women carpet weavers / Zahra Karimi -- Female-headed households in Iran : microcredit versus charity / Roksana Bahramitash -- Veiled economy : gender and the informal sector / Roksana Bahramitash and Shahla Kazemipour -- Iran's missing working women / Fatemeh Etemad Moghadam -- Iranian immigrant women's labor market strategies : a complex and entangled process / Zohreh Mirzadegan Niknia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sexual division of labor -- Iran.
Women -- Employment -- Political aspects -- Iran.
Women -- Employment -- Iran -- History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bahramitash, Roksana, 1956-
Esfahani, Hadi Salehi.
ISBN 0815651198 (electronic bk.)
9780815651192 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)