Women Workers, Migration and Family in Sarawak


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In many parts of South-East Asia, women's lifestyles are going through enormous changes as women move from traditional rural, agricultural lifestyles to modern, urban lifestyles, which often involve migration to cities, taking on paid work, and having a quite different relationship with their families. This book, based on intensive research among the women of the Bidayuh people in Sarawak, all of them first generation migrant wage workers, explores the extent to which women's lifestyles are changing, and the reasons which ...

Women Workers, Migration and Family in Sarawak 2002, Routledge/Curzon, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780700717446