The wages of empire : neoliberal policies, repression, and women's poverty / edited by Amalia L. Cabezas, Ellen Reese, and Marguerite Waller
- Transnational feminist studies
- The policies and ideologies of neoliberal globalization -- Introduction -- Poverty and the vicious cycle of AIDS / Bernardo Useche and Amalia Cabezas -- In her name: the politics of global poverty management / Ananya Roy -- "Haute culture" for mail order missionaries: representing the third world -- Woman in the American fashion magazine / Jennifer Lynn Stoever -- Impacts of neo-liberal policy and ideology: case studies -- Tea's fortunes and famines: global capital, women workers, and survival in Indian plantation country / Piya Chatterjee -- Macro-economics and micro-entrepreneurs: comparing two island nations? -- Responses to neo-liberalism and its impact on women's lives / Marina Karides -- Politicians, think tanks, and the global promotion of the "Wisconsin model" of welfare reform / Ellen Reese -- Service provisioning as political activity: struggles for citizenship in Britain's declining welfare state / Tracy Fisher -- Laboring under corporate globalization: case studies -- Neoliberalism, globalization, and the international division of care / Joya Misra and Sabine N. Merz -- The tortilla behemoth: sexualized despotism and women's resistance in a transnational Mexican tortilla factory / Carolina Bank Mu?oz -- Roses, thorns, and seven dollars a day: women workers in Colombia's export flower industry / Cynthia Mellon -- The process of exporting neo-liberal development: the consequences of the growth of EPZs in El Salvador / Jill Esbenshade -- War and military repression -- Bacteria, bioterrorism, and the geranium ladies of Guatemala / Caitilyn Allen -- "Globalization" under occupation: gender and poverty in Iraq and Palestine / Jennifer Olmsted -- Amazons go to war without weapons: women and the conflict in Escravos Niger Delta / Joy Ngozi Ezeilo -- Building empire on the backs of women: U.S. actions or the role of the United States in Afghanistan / Sonali Kolhatkar -- Bibliography -- About the contributors.
- 9781594513473 (hc : alk. paper) and 1594513473 (hc : alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-233) and index.
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