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Introduction: Globalization and Gender

Introduction: Globalization and Gender I N T R O D U C T I O N G L O B A L I Z A T I O N A N D G E N D E R Lourdes Benería , Maria Floro, Caren G rown a nd Martha M acDonald 1 . G L O B A L I Z A T I O N A S A F O R C E O F C H A N G E The last three de cades have witnessed the intensi cat ion of the process of globalization i n its different di mensions – economic, social, political, cul tural. Although national and regional e conomies hav e been inte grating since the early six teenth ce ntur y, and some indi cators of globalization w ere ver y high in the early t wentieth cent ur y , the process has recently gai ned unprecedented i mpetus in its extension and depth. Accompanying it ar e the resurgence of neoliberal e conomics across the world, t he globalizing effects of technological change , the growth of multinational co rporations, and the huge accumulation of capital through mergers and acquisitions. In many developing http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Feminist Economics Taylor & Francis

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Taylor & Francis
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1466-4372
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1354-5701
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10.1080/135457000750020100
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Abstract

I N T R O D U C T I O N G L O B A L I Z A T I O N A N D G E N D E R Lourdes Benería , Maria Floro, Caren G rown a nd Martha M acDonald 1 . G L O B A L I Z A T I O N A S A F O R C E O F C H A N G E The last three de cades have witnessed the intensi cat ion of the process of globalization i n its different di mensions – economic, social, political, cul tural. Although national and regional e conomies hav e been inte grating since the early six teenth ce ntur y, and some indi cators of globalization w ere ver y high in the early t wentieth cent ur y , the process has recently gai ned unprecedented i mpetus in its extension and depth. Accompanying it ar e the resurgence of neoliberal e conomics across the world, t he globalizing effects of technological change , the growth of multinational co rporations, and the huge accumulation of capital through mergers and acquisitions. In many developing

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Feminist EconomicsTaylor & Francis

Published: Jan 1, 2000

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