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Women"s Working Lives in East Asia (Studies in Social Inequality)

by Mary Brinton

  • 32 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Japan,
  • South Korea,
  • Taiwan,
  • Women,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Political Science / Labor & Industrial Relations,
  • Labor,
  • East Asia,
  • Employment

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7929548M
    ISBN 100804743541
    ISBN 109780804743549

      International Women s Day– Today the world is looking to women for change in what remains a situation that offends human rights on a daily basis. In its work as a listener and voice to claims of human rights violations, the Asian Human Rights Commission regularly quotes statistics such as in Madhya Pradesh, India, 67% of [ ]. Asian-Pacific women face myriad barriers in corporate environments in Asia, but the most challenging are work-life issues. In Japan, for example, married women are not expected to stay in.

    The 12 women we feature in interviews this year are just an example of what I have seen time and again: resilient, hard-working, driven women looking to improve the lives of their families and communities. I hope these stories inspire all of us this International Women’s Day to think equal in East Asia Pacific. Want an opportunity to work as a volunteer or exchange your skills for accommodation in East Asia? At Worldpackers you can find the best countries to live and learn in!

    South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has promised to highlight the plight of the country's last surviving women who were forced to work in Japanese brothels during World War II. The realization of women’s human rights is at the centre of UN Women’s work. UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.


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Women"s Working Lives in East Asia (Studies in Social Inequality) by Mary Brinton Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a 'must read' and highly recommended for scholars of women's studies, economic development, and East Asian studies. It belongs in every research library " -- Canadian Journal of Sociology Online "[Women's Working Lives in East Asia] provides much needed description and analyses around [themes] which have not 5/5(1).

One of the most dramatic economic changes of the past century has been the increase in married women s work outside the home. This volume examines the nature of married women s participation in the economies of three East Asian countries Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea.

In addition to asking what is similar or different about women s economic participation in this region of the world compared. "[Women's Working Lives in East Asia] provides much needed description and analyses around [themes] which have not previously been discusses in English-language scholarship."—Canadian Journal of Sociology Online "The book is unusual for edited volumes in that the individual chapters come together in a unified, consistent : Mary C.

Brinton. "[Women's Working Lives in East Asia] provides much needed description and analyses around [themes] which have not previously been discusses in English-language scholarship."--Canadian Journal of Sociology Online "The book is unusual for edited volumes in that the individual chapters come together in a unified, consistent argument.3/5(1).

Get this from a library. Women's working lives in East Asia. [Mary C Brinton;] -- One of the most dramatic economic changes of the past century has been the increase in married women's work outside the home. This volume examines married women's participation in the economies of.

Women's Working Lives in East Asia - book review. This book is a 'must read' and highly recommended for scholars of women's studies, economic development, and East Asian studies.

It belongs in every research library " Author: Canadian Journal of Sociology Online "[Women's Working Lives in East Asia] provides much needed description and analyses around [themes] which have not Reviews: 1.

Mary C. Brinton is Professor of Sociology at Cornell University. She is the author of Women and the Economic Miracle: Gender and Work in Postwar Japan and the co-editor of The New Institutionalism in Sociology (Stanford paperback, ) "[Women's Working Lives in East Asia] provides much needed description and analyses around.

Women's Working Lives in East Asia. Article This chapter is an introduction to the edited book of Family, Work and Wellbeing in Asia.

It begins with a brief review of current research on. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Women's working lives in East Asia. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, Women S Working Lives In East Asia books.

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Edited By Marian Baird, Michele Ford, Elizabeth Hill. Edition 1st Edition. BANGKOK (I LO News) - However better educated, in more urbanized sectors, with fewer children, women in Asia still lack access to decent work opportunities.

According to the joint ILO-SAGE publication Transformation of women at work in Asia, their participation in the labour force has either fallen or remained stagnant.

On average, female labour force participation declined in East Asia from. Abstract: Women’s Working Lives in East Asia is an edited volume that presents research from a number of Brinton’s East Asian graduate students and collaborators on the comparison of gender inequality patterns across three East Asian economies: Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.

Dozens of Kenyan women have staged three days of protest outside Nairobi's Beirut consulate this week, demanding repatriation after Covid. Women's Working Lives in East Asia.

Edited by Mary C. Brinton. Stanford University Press, Stanford, xv, pages. $, cloth; $, paper. Reviewed by GLENDA S. ROBERTS Waseda University This is a border-crossing, edited volume that queries the socioeconomic and cultural factors surrounding women's working lives in three economies of East Asia.

Brinton's introduction. Working in North Korean agriculture is often punishing for women. EPA/Adrian Bradshaw When the famine began in the early s, it was the women who took responsibility for. Women and Work in South Asia provides a cross-cultural perspective on research on women's work in South Asia.

Integrating macro and micro analysis, Asian and Western contributors analyse the inadequacies of official statistics and explore, through case studies, the cultural and socio-economic position of women at work in the region. The Middle East and North Africa improved the least, earning an average regional score ofmeaning women there are given less than half the legal rights of men.

For example, only 31 percent of working women in Vietnam are employed formally, while 69 percent are engaged in informal work. Even in Singapore, a developed market in Southeast Asia, which boasts a female employment rate of 89 percent, women remain foiled in their advancement in.

This insightful book examines women's lives across Asia, challenging typical stereotypes and providing a fresh look at the changing role of women in various regions of the vast continent. Women's Working Lives in East Asia by Mary C. Brinton (Editor) Call Number: HDW66 ISBN: Women in South-East Asia have fewer opportunities for paid jobs, which affects their mental well-being.

In some regions of South East Asia, violence has reached staggering levels; in a recent population-based study from India, nearly half of women reported physical violence (8).Home | Scholars at Harvard.