Item description for Village Mothers, City Daughters: Women and Urbanization in Sarawak by Cheng Sim Hew...
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.
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Studio: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 6.14" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.79 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2007
Publisher Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
ISBN 9812304169 ISBN13 9789812304162
Availability 134 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 04:57.
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