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Engendering Globalization: Perspectives on Challenges and Responses

  • Alissa Trotz
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Abstract

In her chapter ‘Women, Development and Empowerment in Vietnam’, Le Thi Quy suggests that in Vietnam, legal safeguards and the official recognition of women as equal partners with men contrast with and are undermined by the gendered effects of neo-liberal policies in this global conjuncture, and the stubborn perpetuation of gender stereotypes. She concludes that globalization ‘has generated new development opportunities for women, and on the other hand, has brought them new challenges and disadvantages’.

Keywords

Domestic Violence United Nations Informal Sector Vietnamese Woman Feminist Vision 
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