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‘Nimble Fingers Make Cheap Workers’: An Analysis of Women's Employment in Third World Export Manufacturing
The idea that women's subordinate position stems from a lack of job opportunities, and can be ended by the provision of sufficient job opportunities, is deeply rooted and held by a wide spectrum of… Expand
Beyond women workers: gendering csr
- R. Pearson
- 19 May 2007
Abstract Though there is now a great deal of attention to the question of women workers and Corporate Social Responsibility (csr), a more far reaching analysis, which is informed by feminist… Expand
Feminist Visions of Development: Gender Analysis and Policy
In the wake of the 4th World Conference on Women this volume brings together leading gender and development scholars who interrogate the last twenty years of work in this area. Feminist Visions of… Expand
The Subordination Of Women And The Internationalization Of Factory Production
In the latest phase of the internationalization of capital world market factories represent a relocation of manufacturing of certain kinds of products from the developed countries to the Third World.… Expand
Corporate Responsibility and Labour Rights: Codes of Conduct in the Global Economy
Preface, Richard Howitt MEP * Introduction * Part One: Codes of Conduct and Global Deregulation The Political Economy of Codes of Conduct * Labour Rights/Corporate Responsibilities: The Role of ILO… Expand
New Hope or False Dawn?
This article maps the complex and fast-changing terrain of voluntary corporate codes of conduct, self-regulatory measures increasingly adopted by firms as a response to concerns about working… Expand
Argentina's Barter Network: New Currency for New Times?
- R. Pearson
- 1 April 2003
Long before the current acute phase of the economic crisis in Argentina, the Global Barter Network, an initiative which began in the Buenos Aires suburb of Quilmes, was providing a life line to… Expand
transcending the impact of the financial crisis in the United Kingdom: towards plan F—a feminist economic strategy
This paper sets out a framework for understanding the impacts of the financial crisis and its aftermath that is based on the idea of three interacting spheres: finance, production and reproduction.… Expand
Moving the goalposts: Gender and globalisation in the twenty-first century
- R. Pearson
- Sociology, Medicine
- Gender and development
- 1 March 2000
Development institutions saw their work challenged by those working on gender and development in the last third of the twentieth century. Ruth Pearson argues that the new century will witness an… Expand
Introduction: Interrogating development. Feminism gender and policy.
Shortly before the 4th UN Conference on Women in Beijing a group of academics and feminists concerned with gender and development gathered at the University of East Anglia to discuss where we were… Expand