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by Ruth Pearson

ePub Thailand's Hidden Workforce: Burmese Migrant Women Factory Workers (Asian Arguments) download
Author:
Ruth Pearson
ISBN13:
978-1848139848
ISBN:
1848139845
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Publisher:
Zed Books (June 1, 2012)
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Politics & Government
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Millions of Burmese women migrate into Thailand each year to form the basis of the Thai agricultural and manufacturing workforce. Un-documented and unregulated.

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Millions of Burmese women migrate into Thailand each year to form the basis of the Thai agricultural and manufacturing workforce. Kyoko Kusakabe, Ruth Pearson. Un-documented and unregulated, this army of migrant workers constitutes the ultimate 'disposable'labour force, enduring grueling working conditions and much aggression from the Thai police and immigration authorities. This insightful book ventures into a part of the global economy rarely witnessed by Western observers.

1. Thailand's Hidden Workforce: Burmese Women Factory Workers. 3. Burmese Women Migrant Workers in Thailand's Export Industries. The authors shine the spotlight, not only on the women's work experiences on the factory floor, but also on the way they juggle care responsibilities for their children. Un-documented and unregulated, this army of migrant workers constitutes the ultimate "disposable" labour force, enduring grueling working conditions and much aggression from the Thai police and immigration authorities.

University of Leeds

Thailand’s Hidden Workforce: Burmese Migrant Women Factory Workers. This study analyzes the challenges facing Burmese women factory workers in Thailand who seek to secure the daily reproduction of their labor power as well as the generational reproduction of their children. It illustrates how the reproduction of workers' labor is crucial for the social reproduction of a global economy in which migration is increasingly central to the changing contours of economic development and accumulation.

Kusakabe . Pearson R. (2014) 4 Burmese Female Migrant Workers in Thailand: Managing Productive and Reproductive Responsibilities.

Download to read the full chapter text. Kusakabe . In: Truong T. Gasper . Handmaker . Bergh S. (eds) Migration, Gender and Social Justice. Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace, vol 9. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

Burmese Migrant Women Factory Workers. by Kyoko Kusakabe, Doctor Ruth Pearson. series Asian Arguments.

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Women Factory Workers in South Korea In the late 1920s, it was the time when women entered the manufacturing industries and factories. In Korea, we call factory women workers as Yo Gong (여공) which letters came from a Chinese character (女工). Specifically, "yo" means (女 female) and "gong" means (工 work). Most of the South Korean female factory workers were unmarried single and were mostly very young.

Millions of Burmese women migrate into Thailand each year to form the basis of the Thai agricultural and manufacturing workforce. Un-documented and unregulated, this army of migrant workers constitutes the ultimate 'disposable' labour force, enduring grueling working conditions and much aggression from the Thai police and immigration authorities. This insightful book ventures into a part of the global economy rarely witnessed by Western observers. Based on unique empirical research, it provides the reader with a gendered account of the role of women migrant workers in Thailand's factories and interrogates the ways in which they manage their families and their futures.