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Gender and Globalization

Gender and Globalization:
Patterns of Women's Resistance

Edited by
Erica G. Polakoff
and Ligaya Lindio-McGovern

ISBN 13:
9781897160343 (softcover)
Pub date: Jan 2011

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Table of Contents

Women’s Resistance to the Violence of Global Capitalist Penetration
            Erica G. Polakoff

Part 1: Neoliberal Policies, Migration and Women’s Resistance

Chapter 1
Neo-liberal Globalization in the Philippines
Its Impact on Filipino Women and Their Forms of Resistance
            Ligaya Lindio-McGovern

Chapter 2
We’re Better Off Outside Our Country: Diasporic Ecuadorian Women in Spain Since the 1990’s
            estheR Cuesta

Part 2: Women’s Resistance and Capitalist Production for Export

Chapter 3
Push and Pull Factors in Female Labour Migration: Evidence from Sri Lanka’s Garment Workers
            Judith Shaw

Chapter 4
Historical Consciousness and Collective Action: Finding Women’s Resistance Where North Meets South
            Mary E. Frederickson

Chapter 5
Waves of Resistance in the Colombian Flower Industry
            Olga Sanmiguel-Valderrama

Part 3: Alternative Trade Associations and Women’s Resistance

Chapter 6
Free Trade, Alternative Trade and Women in Peru: A First Look
            Jane Henrici

Chapter 7
Women’s Rights and Collective Resistance: The Success Story of Marketplace India
            Margaret A. McLaren

Part 4: Responses to Poverty: Women’s and Children’s Resistance

Chapter 8
Urban Poverty Reborn: A Gender and Generational Analysis
            Jeanine Anderson

Chapter 9
Challenging Traditional Female Roles Through Social Participation: Tensions in Women’s Experiences in Argentina’s Picketing Movements
            Ada Freytes Frey and Karina Crivelli

Chapter 10
The Feminization of Poverty in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Story Told by the Women of Bayview, Chatsworth
            Saranel Benjamin-Lemert

Chapter 11
Global Capitalist Penetration, Child Labor and Children’s Collective Resistance in Defense of Their Rights
            Erica G. Polakoff

Women and Neoliberal Globalization: Inequities and Resistance
            Ligaya Lindio-McGovern

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