Cover Image
close this bookWomen Encounter Technology: Changing Patterns of Employment in the Third World (UNU, 1995, 356 pages)
close this folder2. Information technology and working women's demands
View the document(introductory text...)
View the documentThe changing requirements in skills
View the documentMismatch between demand and supply of cognitive skills: Implications for women
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
View the documentNotes
View the documentReferences
Expanding the text here will generate a large amount of data for your browser to display


Anderson F.H. (ed.) (1960), Francis Bacon: The New Organon and Related Writings, Indianapolis, Bobbs Merrill

Brady. T. (1989), Software Users as Producers: Silent Majority, working paper No. 3, Science Policy Research Unit, Sussex University, UK

Braverman, Harry (1974), Labour and Monopoly Capital: the Degradation of Work in the Twentieth Century, New York, Monthly Review Press

Cockburn, Cynthia (1985), Machinery of Dominance: Women, Men and Technological Know-how, London, Pluto Press

Collins, Patricia Hills (1991), Black Feminist Thoughts: Knowledge, Consciousness and the Politics of Empowerment, New York and London, Routledge

Feyerabend, Paul (1978), Science in a Free Society, London, New Left Books

Franzinetti, Vicky (1994), 'The Informal Sector in an Industrialized Country: Textile and Garment Workers in Northern Italy', in M. H. Martens and S. Mitter (eds) Women in Trade Unions, Geneva, ILO.

Gaeta, Raffaele, Fiorenza Belussi and Swasti Mitter (1992), 'Pronta mode: the new business venture for women in Italy', in Swasti Miner (ed.), Computer-aided Manufacturing and Women's Employment, London, Springer Verlag

Gothoskar, Sujata (1990), Automation and the Challenge before Unions, New Delhi, Society for Participating Research in Asia (PRIA), December

Gothoskar, Sujata et al. (1991), Job Losses and Closures: Management Strategies and Union Counter-Strategies, report of a study sponsored by Asia Partnership in Human Development

Harding, Sandra (1991), Whose Science? Whose Knowledge: Thinking from Women's Lives, Milton Keynes, UK, Open University Press

Haraway, Donna (1990), 'A Manifesto for Cyborgs: Science, Technology, and Socialist Feminism in the 1980s', in Nicholson, Linda J. (ed.) (1990), Feminism/Postmodernism, New York and London, Routledge

Hobday, Michael (1991), 'Semiconductor technology and the newly industrializing countries: the diffusion of Application Specific Integrated Circuits', World Development, Vol. 19, No. 4: pp. 375-397

Huws, Ursula (1987), VDU Hazards Handbook, London Hazards Centre

Huws, Ursula (1991), 'Telework: projections', Futures, January-February

Huws, Ursula (1993), Teleworking in Britain, report to the Employment Department, UK

Jameson, Fredric (1991), Postmodernism or The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, London, Verso

Johnston, William B. (1991), 'Global workforce 2000, The New World Labour Market', Harvard Business Review, April: p. 119

Jordonova, L.J. (1980), 'Natural Facts: A Historical Perspective on Science and Sexuality', in C. MacCormack and M. Strathern (eds), Nature, Culture and Gender, Cambridge University Press, UK

Khan, Zafar Sha (1992), Patterns of Direct Foreign Investment in China, World Bank Discussion Papers, China and Mongolia Department Series, No. 130

Kothari, Rajni (1989), Foreword to Vandana Shiva, Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development, London, Zed Books

Law, John (1991), 'Introduction: monsters, machines and socio-technical relations', in John Law (ed.) A Sociology of Monsters: Essays on Power, Technology and Domination, London, Routledge

Lebaube (1991), 'Immigration au futur', Le Monde, 30 July

Marglin, Frédérique Apffel, and Stephen A. Marglin (eds) (1990), Dominating Knowledge: Development, Culture and Resistance, Oxford, Clarendon Press

Marshall, Barbara L. (1994), Engendering Modernity: Feminism, Social Theory and Social Change, Oxford, Polity Press

Mernissi, Fatima (1991), Women and Islam: An Historical and Theological Enquiry, Oxford and Cambridge, Mass., Blackwell

Miner, Swasti (1986), Common Fate, Common Bond: Women in the Global Economy, London, Pluto Press

Mitter, Swasti (1992), 'Computer-aided manufacturing and women's employment: A Global Critique of Post-Fordism', in I.V. Eriksson (ed.) Women, Work and Computerization: Understanding and Overcoming Bias in Work and Education, Amsterdam, North Holland

Mitter, Swasti, and Ruth Pearson (in collaboration with Cecilia Ng) (1992), Global Information Processing: The Emergence of Software Services and Data Entry Jobs, Geneva, ILO

Mitter, Swasti (with Gillian Shapiro and Paul Levy) (1993), Equality and Total Quality Management: A New Approach to Positive Action in the European Telecommunications Sector, report prepared for the Equal Opportunities Unit of DG V, Brussels

Mitter, Swasti (1994), 'On organising women in casualised work: a global overview', in Sheila Rowbotham and Swasti Mitter (eds), Dignity and Daily Bread: New Forms of Economic Organising among Poor Women in the Third World and the First, London, Routledge

Narayan, Suresh and Raiah Rajah (1990), Malaysian electronics: the dimming prospects of employment generation and restructuring, (mimeo)

Nussbaum, Martha C. (1992), 'Human Functioning and Social Justice: In Defense of Aristotelian Essentialism', Political Theory, May

Pineda-Ofreneo, Rosalinda (1987), Industrial Homework in the Philippines, monograph prepared for the International Labour Organization, Geneva, mimeo

Rosen, Ellen (1987), Bitter Choices: Blue Collar Women In and Out of Work Chicago, Chicago University Press

Rose, Hilary (1994), Love, Power and Knowledge: Towards a Feminist Transformation of the Sciences, Oxford, Polity Press

Soriyan, Bimbo, and Bisi Aina (1991), 'Women's Work and Challenges of Computerisation: the Nigerian Case: Understanding and Overcoming Bias in Work and Education'. in I.V. Eriksson et al. (eds), Women, Work and Computerization. Amsterdam, North Holland

Shiva, Vandana (1989). Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development, London, Zed Books

Shiva, Vandana, and Maria Mies (1993), Ecofeminism, London, Zed Press

Tremblay, Diane-Gabrielle (1991), 'Computerization, Human Resources Management and Redirection of Women's Skills', in I.V. Eriksson et al. (eds), Women, Work and Computerization, Amsterdam, North Holland

UBINIG (1991), Bangladesh's Textile and Clothing Industry: The Role of Women, working paper prepared by UBINIG for UNIDO and presented at a seminar in Dhaka on 7 October

UNCTAD (1994), World Investment Report, New York and Geneva, United Nations

UNIDO (1993), Changing Techno-Economic Environment in the Textile and Clothing Industry; Implication for the Role of Women in Asian Developing Countries, Vienna, February

Wajcman, Judy (1991), Feminism Confronts Technology, Oxford, Polity Press

Wajcman, J. and B. Probert (1988), 'New Technology Outwork', in E. Wills (ed.) Technology and the Labour Process: Australian Case Studies, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, Australia

Webster, Juliet (1985), Office Automation: The Labour Process and Women's Work in Britain, London, Wheatsheaf

Women Working Worldwide (eds) (1991), Common Interests: Women Organizing in Global Electronics, obtainable from Box 92, 190 Upper Street, London N1 1RQ, UK