Two University of Oregon professors will participate next month in a conference panel in Sydney, Australia, that honors the memory of CSWS founder and long-time director Joan Acker. The panel, titled “Traveling with Joan: A Panel of Global Feminist Scholarship in Honor of Joan Acker,” will take place on the final day of the 10th Biennial Gender, Work & […]
[ May 27, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
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Economic globalization has fundamentally reshaped class and gender dynamics around the world. It has brought millions of young women to work in urban industrial and service sectors, introducing new social roles, aspirations, and modes of precarity. In the industrial sector, labor has become increasingly militant in its demands for decent […]
Sociology professor Eileen Otis writes about how migrants from rural areas navigate China’s new urban class system in the latest issue of Research Matters, a publication of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. Otis’s paper, “Worlds of Work in Walmart, China,” discusses her experiences interviewing migrant workers in China during her […]