Dignity and daily bread : new forms of economic organising among the poor women in the third world and the first / edited by Sheila Rowbotham and Swasti Mitter.
Contributor(s): Mitter, SwastiLanguage: English Publisher: London : Routledge, 1994.Description: xiii, 233p. : diagrs., tables ; 23.5cm.ISBN: 0415095867
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This book developed from a seminar `Empowering women in the casualised trades' as part of the Women's Programme of the United Nations World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) in 1990. - Includes bibl. notes. - Contents: On organising women in casualised work / S. Mitter; Women in the Bombay cotton textile industry, 1919-1940 / Radha Kumar; The conditions and organisational activities of women in free trade zones: Malaysia, Philippines and Sri Lanka, 1970-1990 / Kamudhini Rosa; Weaving dreams, constructing realities: the National Union of Garment Workers in Mexico / S. Tirado; Self-employed women's associations / R. Jhabvala; Deindustrialisation and the growth of women's economic associations and networks in urban Tanzania / A.M. Tripp; Strategies against sweated work in Britain, 1820-1920 / S. Rowbotham; Homework in west Yorkshire / Jane Tate.