Gendered Aspects Of Globalization

We need to go beyond the accepted notions relating to the role of women in the economy and society, especially in terms of what is recognized in mainstream theory and policy as "Work" done by women. Thus, the traditional gender roles, with the man as the breadwinner and the woman in the role of housekeeper, do not explain the contribution of women in general. We also need to go beyond standard models to interpret the intrahousehold gender inequities.

Provided by: Levy Economics Institute Topic: Big Data Date Added: Sep 2010 Format: PDF

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