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close this bookWomen Encounter Technology: Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World (UNU, 1995, 356 p.)
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close this folder1. Beyond the politics of difference
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View the documentWho are the women of the third world?
View the documentAccounting for women's position in information technology
View the documentIT and the world of work: Manufacturing and services sectors
View the documentDisembodied technology: Software and data entry work
View the documentPostmodernism: A shift from collective to individual
View the documentEcofeminism and the politics of identity in the developing world
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close this folder2. Information technology and working women's demands
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View the documentThe changing requirements in skills
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View the documentComputer technology and the small scale sector
View the documentWomen in new-tech service industries
View the documentChanging location of work and the new international division of labour
View the documentHealth hazards of new technology
View the documentAt the margin of new technology: Groups and countries
View the documentTranscending the politics of gender
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close this folder3. Feminist approaches to technology
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close this folder4. Conflicting demands of new technology and household work
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View the documentThe context
View the documentThe restructuring of the textiles industry: Technology and new organizational models
View the documentTechnology-induced job losses
View the documentTechnical change and labour use
View the documentVocational training and retraining patterns for textiles: Implications for women
View the documentThe work environment in textiles
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close this folder5. Changes in textiles
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View the documentScope and methodology
View the documentTechnological and organizational developments
View the documentEmpirical evidence from country case studies
View the documentThe experience of Japan and the Asian NIEs
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close this folder6. Information technology and women's employment in manufacturing in Eastern Europe
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View the documentTechnological reconstruction
View the documentProfiles of selected sectors
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close this folder7. Restructuring and retraining
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View the documentThe garment industry in transition
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close this folder8. Computerization and women's employment in India's banking sector
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View the documentThe banking industry, history and technological changes
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View the documentWomen's employment in banking
View the documentThe quality of women's work
View the documentWomen's needs and aspirations with regard to employment and training
View the documentWomen employees organizing
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close this folder9. Information technology, gender and employment
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View the documentTELMAL: Gender and office employment
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close this folder10. Women in software programming
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View the documentSoftware as a technology and its production process
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View the documentAn analysis of patterns of women's employment in software activities
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close this folder11. Something old, something new, something borrowed . . . the electronics industry in Calcutta
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View the documentThe consumer electronics sector
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close this folder12. Women and information technology in Sub-Saharan Africa
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View the documentCurrent status of information technology in Sub-Saharan Africa
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close this folder13. Gender perspectives on health and safety in information processing
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View the documentReconstructing women as 'cheap' labour: New technology employment or the same old story?
View the documentHealth hazards of work with computers and keyboards: The experience from Australia and Europe
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close this folder14. Using information technology as a mobilizing force
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View the documentHistorical background
View the documentInformation technology and TAMWA
View the documentTechnology and the media
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close this folder15. The fading of the collective dream?
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View the documentAppendix - Yorkshire and Humberside regional socialist feminist conference, 3 November, 1979, 'Women and new technology'
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