publication . Research . 2015

Women workers and the politics of claims-making in a globalizing economy

Kabeer, Naila;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) Geneva
Abstract
The paper analyses the evolving politics of claims-making by women workers in the Global South in the context of a globalized economy. It addresses the following questions. What kinds of claims are prioritized in relation to women workers? Who is making these claims? To whom are they addressed? What strategies are pursued to advance these claims? Which claims are heard and acted on - and which go unheard? The paper considers three categories of women workers: those working in global value chains, those working for domestic markets and those working as cross-border migrants. It also distinguishes between claims made by, with and on behalf of women workers. The an...
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