Subcontracting: The Push-Pull Factor

Radhika Balakrishnan, Asad Sayeed
  • 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, "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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