Thailand's Hidden Workforce: Burmese Migrant Women Factory Worke

Thailand's Hidden Workforce: Burmese Migrant Women Factory Worke

Kyoko Kusakabe, Ruth Pearson
Asian Arguments, 208,
ISBN : 978-1848139848
Langue : Anglais
Prix : 21.86€
Résumé :
Millions of Burmese women migrate into Thailand each year to form the basis of the Thai agricultural and manufacturing workforce. Un-documented and unregulated, this army of migrant workers constitutes the ultimate "disposable" labour force, enduring grueling working conditions and much aggression from the Thai police and immigration authorities. This insightful book ventures into a part of the global economy rarely witnessed by Western observers. Based on unique empirical research, it provides the reader with a gendered account of the role of women migrant workers in Thailand's factories and interrogates the ways in which they strategize about their families and their futures.
 

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