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

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 356 pages) : illustrations.
Series UNU/INTECH studies in new technology and development, 1359-7922 ; 1
UNU/INTECH studies in new technology and development ; 1. 1359-7922
Note Originally published 1995 by Routledge.
"Published in association with the UNU Press."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 Bučar -- Restructuring and retraining: the Canadian garment industry in transition / Charlene Gannagé -- 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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Subject Women -- Employment -- Effect of technological innovations on -- Developing countries.
Information technology -- Developing countries.
Países subdesarrollados -- Información -- Tecnología.
Indexed Term Developing countries Women
Women Employment
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Mitter, Swasti, 1939-
Rowbotham, Sheila.
Other Form: Print version: Women encounter technology. London ; New York : Routledge, 2003 0415126878 0203288521 (DLC) 95007345 (OCoLC)32091304
ISBN 0203208617 (electronic bk.)
9780203208618 (electronic bk.)