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    Trade related employment for women in industry and services in developing countries

    United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 1995
    This paper considers current changes in the international economic context as they affect the evolution of employment structures, and analyses their implications for women's employment in the trade-related manufacturing and services sectors.
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    A Reversal of Fortune for Korean Women: Explaining 1983's Upward Turn in Relative Earnings

    Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 1999
    Relative earnings for Korean women across education groups dropped substantially between 1971 and 1983. The pronounced recovery after 1983 is largely explained by a strong compression in market returns to skills. Between 1971 and 1983, Korea's mean gender earnings ratio remained virtually stagnant at 47 percent. But after 1983, the earnings ratio took a distinct turn upward.
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    Social exclusion and South Asia: A regional bibliographical review and India case study

    International Institute for Labour Studies, ILO, 1995
    Regional report starts with a description of basic indicators of the five South Asian countries Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. . Section II discusses some basic concepts of poverty. In section III, the so-called direct and indirect approaches to poverty alleviation and economic growth are described.
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    Social exclusion and Africa south of the Sahara: A review of the literature

    International Institute for Labour Studies, ILO, 1994
    Review for sub-Saharan Africa, examines the English-language literature and focuses on four important dimensions of exclusion: (i) exclusion from agricultural land; (ii) exclusion from agricultural livelihood; (iii) exclusion from formal and informal employment; (iv) exclusion from organization and representation.Paper is organized in six sections.
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    Modelling the Impact of Trade Liberalisation on Women, at Work and at Home: IDS research proposal

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 1998
    Researching the uneven impact of globalisation (mainly trade) on women and men in developing countries. It aims to construct and apply models to analyse the effects of trade liberalisation on the monetary economy, the household economy and the interactions between them.
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    Theories of occupational segregation by sex: An overview

    International Labour Review, ILO, 1997
    The segmentation of occupations on the basis of workers' sex is an important labour market phenomenon deserving greater attention from policy-makers and lay persons concerned about equality, efficiency and social justice. This is demonstrated in the major new study undertaken by the author, with international comparisons and experiences providing especially valuable insights.
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    Global Trade expansion and liberalisation: gender issues and impacts

    BRIDGE, 1998
    A major challenge for development policy aimed at reducing poverty is to enable a more equitable distribution of the gains associated with trade expansion and liberalisation. This requires a better understanding of why some countries and social groups are able to benefit more than others from increasing trade flows.
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    Trade liberalisation and women

    United Nations Development Fund for Women, 1999
    WWW site for UNIFEM programme on women and international trade. Aims to bring together relevant data on trade issues and their gender-differentiated impact on womenIncludes an overview of issues, list of acronyms, calandar of trade-related events.

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