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

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

Sheila Rowbotham

Published December 9th 1993
ISBN : 9786610067886
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Dignity and Daily Bread compares the lives of women in the First and Third Worlds and examines how women have resisted and reorganised existing forms of production to create alternative, more humane circumstances of work and daily life. Covering aMoreDignity and Daily Bread compares the lives of women in the First and Third Worlds and examines how women have resisted and reorganised existing forms of production to create alternative, more humane circumstances of work and daily life. Covering a wide range of issues and areas, from street vendors of India and garment workers of Mexico to homeworkers of London, the contributors begin to break down some of the ideological barriers that colonialism and racism build among women. The immediacy of the accounts bring womens conditions in very different types of societies to life, and underlines the books topicality in a time of global economic hardship.