Women workers in urban India / edited by Saraswati Raju, Santosh Jatrana.

"Discusses the role of women workers who are joining the workforce in the cityscape and bringing to surface the contradictions that this assumption offers"--Provided by publisher.

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Raju, Saraswati (Editor) Jatrana, Santosh (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published:Delhi, India : Cambridge University Press, [2016]
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Setting the Backdrop
  • 2. Women Workers in Urban India and the Cities
  • 3. Gendered Vulnerabilities: Work-life Trajectories of Female Domestic Workers in Jaipur
  • 4. Occupational Domestication in a Post-Resettlement Context: An Analysis of Women's Work in Kannagi Nagar, Chennai
  • 5. Old Jobs in New Forms: Women's Experiences in the Housekeeping Sector in Pune
  • 6. Persistent Inequalities and Deepened Burden of Work?: An Analysis of Women's Employment in Delhi
  • 7. Spare Change for Spare Time?: Homeworking Women in Banaras
  • 8. Gender, Work and Space: Home-based Workers in Garment Industry in Kolkata
  • 9. Labour Control and Responses: Women Workers in an Apparel Park in Kerala
  • 10. New Urban Economic Spaces and the Gendered World of Work in Kolkata
  • 11. Gender Equality and Women's Employment in the Banking Sector in India
  • 12. Women Body Screeners and the Securitization of Space in Indian Cities.