ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Gender and Forms of Production-Labour-intensive Industries in India and Mexico

Labour-intensive Industries in India and Mexico Isa Baud Given the diversity of the industrialisation process taking place in third world countries, it is very difficult to predict how different groups of participants will be effected. That some groups will derive more benefits than others is to be expected, as is shown by historical experience. This paper is concerned with changes occurring in women's employment during the current industrialisation process. More specifically this study deals with how women's employment varies within large, small-scale and artisanal forms of production and the implications this has for women's bargaining power within the household.

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