- Title of Chapter: Subcontracting: The Push-Pull Factor
- 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 about subcontracting is part of the book that, as described on amazon.com, "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."