Women and Work in Indonesia
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Women and Work in Indonesia

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ISBN-13:
9780415402880
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
05.02.2008
Seiten:
232
Autor:
Michele Ford
Gewicht:
476 g
Format:
234x156x19 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
Introduction: Thinking About Indonesian Women and Work Michele Ford and Lyn Parker 1. Not your Average Housewife: Minangkabau Women Rice Farmers in West Sumatra Evelyn Blackwood 2. Keeping Rice in the Pot: Women and Work in a Transmigration Settlement Gaynor Dawson 3. Dukun and Bidan: The Work of Traditional and Government Midwives in Southeast Sulawesi Simone Alesich 4. Poverty, Opportunity and Purity in Paradise: Women Working in Lombok's Tourist Hotels Linda Rae Bennett 5. Industrial Workers in Transition: Women's Experiences of Factory Work in Tangerang Nicholaas Warouw 6. Bodies in Contest: Gender Difference and Equity in a Coal Mine Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Kathryn Robinson 7. Meanings of Work for Female Media and Communication Workers Pam Nilan and Prahastiwi Utari 8. Makkunrai Passimokolo': Bugis Migrant Women Workers in Malaysia Nurul Ilmi Idrus 9. Making the Best of What You've Got: Sex Work and Class Mobility in the Riau Islands Michele Ford and Lenore Lyons 10. Straddling Worlds: Indonesian Migrant Domestic Workers in Singapore Rosslyn von der Borch
Examines the meaning of work for women in contemporary Indonesia. This book analyses the key issues, including the contrasts between 'new' and 'old' forms of work, the relationship between experiences of migration and work, and the ways in which religion - especially Islam - shapes perceptions and practice of work.