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Village Mothers, City Daughters

Women and Urbanization in Sarawak

Cheng Sim Hew (editor)

ISBN: 9789812304162

Publication Date: Jan 2008

Format: Hardback

Also available as: Paperback  

Draws together a collection of studies on the diverse and transformatory experiences of women as they encounter the forces of modernization altering the face of contemporary Borneo. This title presents the human and gendered face of development.
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This unique volume draws together a compelling collection of studies on the diverse and transformatory experiences of women as they encounter the forces of modernization altering the face of contemporary Borneo. The authors, all locally based scholars specializing in gender issues, shed much-needed light upon this hidden academic area. It presents the human and gendered face of development and discusses the pressing issue of urbanization and rural-urban migration in its many facets as experienced by women in this multicultural and fascinating region in Southeast Asia.
Illustrations illustrations
Pages 150
Date Published 30 Jan 2008
Publisher ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute
Subject/s Gender studies: women   Urban communities  

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