Women Workers, Migration And Family In Sarawak

by Hew Cheng Sim

Women Workers, Migration And Family In Sarawak

Price:  US$158.77   (SGD220.52*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 240 pages
Published:  2003, Canada, 1st Edition
ISBN:  0700717447
SB#:  033238 (132)

About This Book

This book explores the changes in Asian women's lives that brought about as they move from traditional, rural agricultural lifestyles to modern, urban lifestyles. Based on intensive research among the women of the Bidayuh people in Sarawak, all of them first generation migrant workers, this book shows the extent to which women's lifestyles. Changes in life choices in migration, wage work and marriage are discussed in the context of wider, socio-economic transformation.

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