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Living Rooms as Factories: Class, Gender, and the Satelite Factory System in Taiwan (9781566393904): Ping

living rooms as factories hsiung ping chun

Shirley Hartman is a ball of fire you are not likely to forget. The aim of this article is to analyze strategies families used to maintain a transhumance system in early modern Europe. The sex ratio is interpreted as an indicator of the relative life chances of girls, reflecting their relative neglect in the household. Uncanny Valley continues the page-turning conversation as Weschler collects the best of his narrative nonfiction from the past fifteen years. Hsiung's work on Taiwan's experience provides valuable knowledge that may also be applied to the feminist study of mainland Chinese economic growth and development.

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living rooms as factories hsiung ping chun

The author studies the experiences of the married women who work in this satellite system of factories. Featuring comprehensive global coverage of women's issues and concerns, from violence and sexuality to feminist theory, the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women brings the field into the new millennium. The first model analyzes the comparative static effects of an exogenous increase in female wages holding male wages and the exchange rate constant. My disappointments do not mean that the book is short on scholarly merits. Hsiung uses ethnographic data to illustrate how, in this system of intersecting capitalist logic and patriarchal practices, some Taiwanese women experience upward mobility by marrying into the owners' family, while others remain home and wage workers. In such contexts, both general and sexual harassment enforce formal and informal status hierarchies and social exclusion. This dissertation compares aspirations and life-choices among highly educated young adults in urban China and Taiwan: places that, at least notionally, share a cultural heritage while having very different political-economic systems.

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Living Rooms as Factories: Class, Gender, and the Satellite Factory System in Taiwan (review), China Review International

living rooms as factories hsiung ping chun

Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. Glen Peterson, Ruth Hayhoe, Yongling Lu , pp. Cette analyse dégage un modèle de prolétarisation partiel fortement influencé par des rapports sociaux de sexe préalablement constitués. This finding helps to fill the gap in the literature, which has thus far paid little attention to how such men reclaim their masculinity when they are computer illiterate. Hsiung uses ethnographic data to illustrate how, in this system of intersecting capitalist logic and patriarchal practices, some Taiwanese women experience upward mobility by marrying into the owners' family, while others remain home and wage workers. The evidence suggests that while liberalization has expanded women's access to employment, the long-term goal of transforming gender inequalities remains unmet and appears unattainable without regulation of capital, and a reorientation and expansion of the state's role in funding public goods and providing a social safety net.

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living rooms as factories hsiung ping chun

Each year, millions leave Mexico, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and other third world countries to work in the homes, nurseries, and brothels of the first world. Glen Peterson, Ruth Hayhoe, Yongling Lu , pp. Taiwanese grandmothers saw them-selves primarily as temporary caregivers; they readily disciplined misbehaving grandchildren and advised their daughters-in-law. This paper reviews the evidence of gender effects of globalization in developing economies. The discourse is succinct, informative, and readable. Focusing on the voices and perspectives of the women themselves, Scott Simon draws from life-narratives of women from various ages, ethnic groups, social classes, and occupations to provide a diverse set of rarely heard native voices speaking out on gender and entrepreneurship in Taiwan.

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living rooms as factories hsiung ping chun

Women, Marriage, and Family in the Satellite Factory System 5. In her, Stein has created a heroine yearning for that living space that men and women need after social and financial triumph. Results contribute to the finding that grandmothers' roles are culture specific, leading to different understandings of the family unit. Had Shirley pushed too hard and reached too far-or can this extraordinary woman break out to some living room beyond career success and the usual arrangements with a man? Patriarchy denotes a culture of power relationship that promotes man's supremacy and women subjugation. He highlights the social, cultural and political factors fostering this revolutionary change and interweaves a broad structural analysis with a consideration of social changes at the micro and macro levels.

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living rooms as factories hsiung ping chun

Les rapports sociaux de propriété, encastrés dans les rapports de parenté, définissaient pour les femmes le mode d'accès au moyen de production et fragilisaient leur statut à une époque de leur vie où elles étaient considérées comme ne faisant pas vraiment partie de la famille. The results indicate that specialization and labor division were strategies for subsistence peasants to expand animal husbandry. It traces the history of state policies on women's employment, the impact of family and gender ideology on women's employment, women's roles in capitalist development, and the influence of women's movements on policy-making in Taiwan. In Taiwan, small-scale subcontracting factories are found in rice fields and urban areas, front yards and living rooms, mostly employing married women in line with the government slogan that promotes work in the home Living Rooms as Factories. Women, Marriage, and Family in the Satellite Factory System 5. Hsiung's work on Taiwan's experience provides valuable knowledge that may also be applied to the feminist study of mainland Chinese economic growth and development.

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Living Rooms as Factories: Class, Gender, and the Satelite Factory System in Taiwan by Ping

living rooms as factories hsiung ping chun

This is true in Taiwan, where traditional cultural concepts cause many older women to suffer as silent victims of abuse. It can take 2-3 weeks for requests to be filled. Montrie shows how increasingly organized and mechanized production drove a wedge between workers and nature--and how workers fought back. Either stable or unstable dynamics are possible. Importantly, both forms of harassment emerge in settings characterized by physically demanding work and minority work groups.

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Living Rooms as Factories: Class, Gender, and the Satellite Factory System in Taiwan

living rooms as factories hsiung ping chun

These differences have an important impact on future expectations of family life and the realization of filial obligations. Two factors are particularly instructive in explaining these differences. Among other things, China's demographic controls and urban migration policies appear to increase the independence of young people. Amrita Basu, Women's Movement in the Global Era, Westview Press, pp. Satellite Factory System from Within 4. As a consequence, young adults in Beijing arguably have greater autonomy than young adults in Taipei when it comes to issues such as partner choice, premarital cohabitation and job selection. This paper examines the formation of housing questions in Taiwan and its impact on women.

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Living Rooms as Factories: Class, Gender, and the Satellite Factory System in Taiwan (review), China Review International

living rooms as factories hsiung ping chun

It encompasses institutional endorsement of man's ascendancy within the family and other social structures. On virtually all frontiers of human societal pursuits-economic, educational, scientific, legal, political, official, political and religious sphere Indian women suffer profoundly. It provides the history of the living-room-as-factory program keting ji gongchang and an overview of labor law in Taiwan. With the onset of development programmes economic changes are taking place but tribal women remain traditional in their dress, language, tools and resources, because they grow food crops rather than cash crops. Further undermining their position, women workers had no influence over production or profits in the subcontracting chain. Chapter 2 is also well written.

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