Between Chaddor and the Market: Female Office Workers in Lahore

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Oxford University Press, 2002 - Social Science - 266 pages
During the last decade women, particularly from the conservative lower-middle calsses, have increasingly entered the office sector in urban Pakistan. The book analyses how women's integration into this traditionally male field of employment has changed their everyday lives and lifestyles, aswell as office cultures, and societal perceptions of female office workers and working women at large.

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Contents

Women in the Urban Labour Market
73
The Office Sector
156
No Clouds in the Sky? Changes in the Life World
206
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Jasmin Mirza is at Social and Economic Enhancement Research Pvt. Ltd., Lahore.

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