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Gender, mobility and citizenship in Asia / edited by Mikako Iwatake
Bib ID 5038731
Format BookBook
Description Helsinki, Finland : Department of World Cultures, University of Helsinki, 2010 
296 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 9789521063657
Series

Renvall-instituutin julkaisu, 0786-6445 ; 26.

Summary

This book is a collection of chosen papers presented, and later revised, at the 3rd Gendering Asia Network Conference held in 2009 at the University of Helsinki.

Full contents
  • 1. India
  • Commercial surrogates and embodied resistances in India / Amrita Pande
  • Constructing mobile technology and gender in rural India / Sirpa Tehnunen
  • Partitioned lives : Ranaghat Women's Home, Nadia District, West Bengal / Ishita Dey
  • 2. Southeast Asia
  • Consumer boycotts and their adverse impact on female laborers in export processing zones of Asia / April Vuorijärvi
  • Gendered globalized skilled work and new challenges : a transnational feminist perspective on international human resource management of Filipino nurses to Finland / Tricia Cleland Silva
  • Peacekeeping in the interests of peace : a gendered response to the Australian Defence Force in Timor Leste 2006 / Rochelle Humphrey
  • Gender and household in an urban Minangkabau society : negotiating 'Adat' and "modernization" in daily life in Padang of West Sumatra, Indonesia / Mina Elfira
  • 3. East Asia
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Sex role -- Asia -- Congresses.  |  Citizenship -- Asia -- Congresses.  |  Asia -- Emigration and immigration -- Congresses.
Other authors/contributors Iwatake, Mikako  |  Helsingin yliopisto. Maailman kulttuurit laitos  |  Gendering Asia Network Conference 2009 : Helsinki, Finland)

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