International Political Economy Series

The Global Political Economy of the Household in Asia

Editors: Elias, J., Gunawardana, S. (Eds.)

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Engaging with feminist focussed studies of development, this edited collection places the household at the centre of understandings of the gendered nature of economic development in Asia.

About the authors

Kaye Broadbent, Griffith University, Australia Vicki Crinis, University of Wollongong, Australia Laura Dales, University of Western Australia, Australia Juanita Elias, University of Warwick, UK Samanthi J Gunawardana, Griffith University, Australia Patrick Kilby, Australian National University, Australia Hyunok Lee, National University of Singapore Fang Lee Cooke, Monash University, Australia Swati Parashar, Monash University, Australia Youyenn Teo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • The Global Political Economy of the Household in Asia: An Introduction

    Elias, Juanita (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Women Hold Up the Anti-Welfare Regime: How Social Policies Produce Social Differentiation in Singapore

    Teo, Youyenn

    Pages 15-27

  • The State and the Foreign Relations of Households: The Malaysia-Indonesia Domestic Worker Dispute

    Elias, Juanita

    Pages 28-42

  • Armed Resistance, Economic (In)Security and the Household: A Case Study of the Maoist Insurgency in India

    Parashar, Swati

    Pages 43-58

  • Rural Sinhalese Women, Nationalism and Narratives of Development in Sri Lanka’s Post-War Political Economy

    Gunawardana, Samanthi J.

    Pages 59-74

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Global Political Economy of the Household in Asia
Editors
  • J. Elias
  • S. Gunawardana
Series Title
International Political Economy Series
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-33890-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137338907
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-33889-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46422-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 270
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