Elias, Juanita

The Global Political Economy of the Household in Asia

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Table of contents

1. The Global Political Economy of the Household in Asia: An Introduction
Juanita Elias, Samanthi J. Gunawardana

Part I. The State and the Household Economy: Competitiveness, Development and Security

2. Women Hold Up the Anti-Welfare Regime: How Social Policies Produce Social Differentiation in Singapore
Youyenn Teo

3. The State and the Foreign Relations of Households: The Malaysia-Indonesia Domestic Worker Dispute
Juanita Elias

4. Armed Resistance, Economic (In)Security and the Household: A Case Study of the Maoist Insurgency in India
Swati Parashar

5. Rural Sinhalese Women, Nationalism and Narratives of Development in Sri Lanka’s Post-War Political Economy
Samanthi J. Gunawardana

Part II. The Household as a Site of Socioeconomic Transformation

6. Flexible, Exotic, Unorganized: ‘Frontier’ Women in Indian Cities
Duncan McDuie Ra

7. Global Householding for Social Reproduction: Vietnamese Women’s Marriage Migration to South Korea
Hyunok Lee

8. Single Women and Their Households in Contemporary Japan
Laura Dales

9. ‘Because We Have Husbands with Full-Time Jobs …’: The State, The Household and Home Care Work in Japan
Kaye Broadbent

Part III. The Household and the Gendered Workplace

10. It’s the (Household) Economy, Stupid! Pension Reform, Collective Resistance and the Reproductive Sphere in Sri Lanka
Kanchana N. Ruwanpura

11. Vietnamese Migrant Clothing Workers in Malaysia: global Production, Transnational Labour Migration and Social Reproduction
Vicki Crinis

12. Work, Employment and Welfare of Chinese Rural Women: The Impact of Household Structure and Implications for Social Policy
Fang Lee Cooke

13. Extreme Jobs and the Household: Work and Care in the New India
Elizabeth Hill

14. Waste Recycling and the Household Economy: The Case of the Pune Waste-Pickers’ Response to the Changing ‘Rules of the Game’
Patrick Kilby

15. Conclusion: The Significance of the Household to Asia’s Transformation and to Studies of the Global Political Economy
Samanthi J. Gunawardana, Juanita Elias

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, International Relations, Asian Politics, Political Economy, Economic Policy, Development Studies, Asian Culture

Publication year
International Political Economy Series
Page amount
281 pages
Printed ISBN

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