Radhika Balakrishnan
  • Title of Chapter: Introduction
  • Book Title: The Hidden Assembly Line: Gender Dynamics of Subcontracted Work in a Global Economy
  • Place of Publication: Bloomfield, CT
  • Publisher: Kumarian Press
  • Book Authors: Radhika Balakrishnan
  • Editors: Radhika Balakrishnan

This chapter is the introduction to the book that, as described on, "studies the impact of subcontracted work in different national settings, linking it to the global economy and to changes in women’s financial security and work opportunities. The contributors debate the implications for women’s empowerment and for the changing social relations of production."

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