Making Globalization Work for Women: The Role of Social by Valentine M. Moghadam,Suzanne Franzway,Mary Margaret Fonow

By Valentine M. Moghadam,Suzanne Franzway,Mary Margaret Fonow

Explores the possibility of alternate unions to shield the socioeconomic rights of women.

Making Globalization paintings for ladies explores the potential of alternate unions to shield the socioeconomic rights of ladies in an international context. taking a look at hard work guidelines and interviews with humans in unions and nongovernmental enterprises, the essays diagnose the issues confronted through ladies employees the world over and determine the development that unions in quite a few nations have made in responding to these difficulties. a few issues addressed comprise the masculine tradition of many unions and the demanding situations of girl management inside of them, laissez-faire governance, and the restricted good fortune of agencies engaged on those concerns globally. Making Globalization paintings for girls brings jointly in an artificial and fruitful dialog the paintings and concepts of feminists, unions, NGOs, and different human rights workers.

“Making Globalization paintings for girls is an illuminating, well timed, and unique collaboration between 3 well-known students that fills a massive and lacking area of interest in reviews of transnational activism, international employment coverage, and women’s work.” — Dorothy Sue Cobble, writer of the opposite Women’s circulate: place of work Justice and Social Rights in sleek America

Valentine M. Moghadam is Professor of Sociology and Women’s reports and Director of Women’s reviews at Purdue collage. Her earlier books contain the award-winning Globalizing girls: Transnational Feminist Networks, which bought the yankee Political technological know-how Association’s Victoria Schuck Award for the simplest booklet on girls and Politics 2006.

Suzanne Franzway is affiliate Professor of Sociology and Gender stories and Portfolio chief for learn schooling on the college of South Australia. Her prior books comprise (with Dianne court docket and R.W. Connell) Staking a declare: Feminism, paperwork and the country and Sexual Politics and grasping associations: Union girls, Commitments and Conflicts in Public and Private.

Mary Margaret Fonow is Professor and Head of school of ladies and Gender reviews and Director of the varsity of Social Transformation at Arizona nation collage. Her past books comprise (with Suzanne Franzway) Making Feminist Politics: Transnational Alliances among ladies and hard work and Union ladies: Forging Feminism within the United Steelworkers of America.

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