Women and Children in the International Division of Labour
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The paper studies how globalization has further disadvantaged women and children in the international labor market. The concept of the International Division of Labour (IDL) is discussed. The paper looks at the general effects of globalization on labor and finds that the systematic exploitation of women is an integral part of globalization and the current IDL.
From the Paper:"The current trend towards globalization has led to a massive shift in patterns of international labour division (IDL). Like all of the changes caused by globalization, these changes have tended to favour the advantaged and further disadvantage the disadvantaged. This means that women and children, who have always been the most disadvantaged in the patriarchal system, have been further disadvantaged by the changes wrought by globalization. This paper will examine this, and will show the systematic exploitation of women is an integral part of globalization and the current IDL. When we talk about the international division of labour, we are talking about the division caused by globalization."
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