Dignity and Daily Bread: New Forms of Economic Organization Among Poor Women in the Third World and the First

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Swasti Mitter, Sheila Rowbotham
Taylor & Francis, Oct 3, 2003 - Science - 256 pages
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Compares the lives of women in the first and third worlds, examining how women have organized forms of production themselves in the struggle towards breaking down some of the ideological barriers that colonialism and racism have built among them.

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Swasti Mitter is an international consultant on information and communication technologies (ICT) and gender. She was Chair of Gender and Technology at the University of Brighton, Brighton (UK) and Deputy Director of the United Nations University Institute for New Technologies, Maastricht (The Netherlands). She has been a Visiting Fellow at the Science Policy Research Institute of the University of Sussex, Brighton (UK), and at the Center for Women s Studies at University of California, Los Angeles (USA). She has published widely on women and technology, and has advised major UN agencies and the World Bank.

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