9780231115612

The Global Construction of Gender: Home-Based Work in the Political Economy of the 20th Century

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  • ISBN13:

    9780231115612

  • ISBN10:

    023111561X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-10-01
  • Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr

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Summary

-- Kathleen A. Staudt, professor of political science, University of Texas at El Paso

Author Biography

Elisabeth Prugl is associate professor of international relations at Florida International University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Feminism, Constructivism, and the Global Politics of Home-Based Work
1(24)
Motherly Women -- Breadwinning Men: Industrial Homework and the Construction of Western Welfare States
25(31)
Supplemental Earners and National Essence: Home-Based Crafts Producers and Nation-Building in Post-Colonial States
56(23)
Marginal Survivors or Nurturant Entrepreneurs: Home-Based Workers in the Informal Sector
79(21)
Fordist Gender Rules at Issue: The Debate Over the ILO Home Work Convention
100(21)
Fordist Class Categories at Issue: Are Homeworkers Employees or Self-Employed?
121(22)
Studying Global Politics
143(10)
Appendix: ILO Convention Concerning Home Work 153(6)
Notes 159(40)
Bibliography 199(26)
Index 225

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