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Women encounter technology [electronic resource] : changing patterns of employment in the Third World / edited by Swasti Mitter and Sheila Rowbotham.

Contributor(s): Mitter, Swasti, 1939- | Rowbotham, Sheila.
Material type: TextTextSeries: UNU/INTECH studies in new technology and development: 1.Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 356 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0203208617 (electronic bk.); 9780203208618 (electronic bk.); 9780415126878; 0415126878.Subject(s): Women -- Employment -- Effect of technological innovations on -- Developing countries | Information technology -- Developing countries | Pa�ises subdesarrollados -- Informaci�on -- Tecnolog�ia | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations | Developing countries Women | Women EmploymentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women encounter technology.DDC classification: 331.4/09172/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Beyond the politics of difference: an introduction / Swasti Mitter -- Information technology and working women's demands / Swasti Mitter -- Feminist approaches to technology: women's values or a gender lens? / Sheila Rowbotham -- Conflicting demands of new technology and household work: women's work in Brazilian and Argentinian textiles / Liliana Acero -- Changes in textiles: implications for Asian women / Pavla Jezkova -- Information technology and women's employment in manufacturing in Eastern Europe: the case of Slovenia / Maja Bu�car -- Restructuring and retraining: the Canadian garment industry in transition / Charlene Gannag�e -- Computerization and women's employment in India's banking sector / Sujata Gothoskar -- Information technology, gender and employment: a case study of the telecommunications industry in Malaysia / Cecilia Ng Choon Sim and Carol Yong -- Women in software programming: the experience of Brazil / Fatima Janine Gaio -- Something old, something new, something borrowed: the electronics industry in Calcutta / Nirmala Banerjee -- Women and information technology in sub-Saharan Africa: a topic for discussion? / Mayuri Odedra-Straub -- Gender perspectives on health and safety in information processing: learning from international experience / Ruth Pearson -- Using information technology as a mobilizing force: the case of The Tanzania Media Women's Association (TAMWA) / Fatma Alloo -- The fading of the collective dream? Reflections on twenty years' research on information technology and women's employment / Ursula Huws.
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Originally published 1995 by Routledge.

"Published in association with the UNU Press."

"This edition published in the Taylor & Francis e-Library, 2003"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Beyond the politics of difference: an introduction / Swasti Mitter -- Information technology and working women's demands / Swasti Mitter -- Feminist approaches to technology: women's values or a gender lens? / Sheila Rowbotham -- Conflicting demands of new technology and household work: women's work in Brazilian and Argentinian textiles / Liliana Acero -- Changes in textiles: implications for Asian women / Pavla Jezkova -- Information technology and women's employment in manufacturing in Eastern Europe: the case of Slovenia / Maja Bu�car -- Restructuring and retraining: the Canadian garment industry in transition / Charlene Gannag�e -- Computerization and women's employment in India's banking sector / Sujata Gothoskar -- Information technology, gender and employment: a case study of the telecommunications industry in Malaysia / Cecilia Ng Choon Sim and Carol Yong -- Women in software programming: the experience of Brazil / Fatima Janine Gaio -- Something old, something new, something borrowed: the electronics industry in Calcutta / Nirmala Banerjee -- Women and information technology in sub-Saharan Africa: a topic for discussion? / Mayuri Odedra-Straub -- Gender perspectives on health and safety in information processing: learning from international experience / Ruth Pearson -- Using information technology as a mobilizing force: the case of The Tanzania Media Women's Association (TAMWA) / Fatma Alloo -- The fading of the collective dream? Reflections on twenty years' research on information technology and women's employment / Ursula Huws.

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