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The Resource Gender in transnational knowledge work, Helen Peterson, editor

Gender in transnational knowledge work, Helen Peterson, editor

Label
Gender in transnational knowledge work
Title
Gender in transnational knowledge work
Statement of responsibility
Helen Peterson, editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
331.4810040
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD6073.C6522
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Peterson, Helen
Series statement
Crossroads of Knowledge
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women computer industry employees
  • Women employees
  • International business enterprises
  • Information services industry
  • Sex role in the work environment
Label
Gender in transnational knowledge work, Helen Peterson, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contributors; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Situating the€Transnational in€Knowledge Work; 1.2 Situating Gender in€Transnational Knowledge Work; 1.3 Transnational Transgressions of€"Gender in€Organizations"; 1.4 Structure; Chapter 2: A Gendered Analysis of€IT-Enabled Service Work in€the€Global Economy; 2.1 Gender and€the€Global Sourcing of€ITES Work; 2.2 Illustrations of€ITES Work; 2.3 Call Centers; 2.4 Shared Service Centers; 2.5 The IT Sector; 2.6 Developing Gender Research in€ITES Work; 2.6.1 Develop Definitions and€Statistical Baselines
  • 2.6.2 Research the€Specifics Within€the€Formal and€Informal Economy2.6.3 Consider Both Paid and€Unpaid Work to€Appreciate the€Totality of€Women's Lives; 2.6.4 Provide Detailed Historical and€Occupational Studies; 2.6.5 Focus on€International Regulation of€Labor and€Recognition of€Workers' Rights Globally; 2.6.6 Consideration Needs to€Be€Given to€All Dimensions of€Inequality; 2.7 Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Paradox of€Empowerment and€Marginalization; 3.1 Theoretical Framework; 3.2 Method; 3.3 Findings; 3.3.1 Demographic Information; 3.4 Attraction of€a€CS Degree for€Women in€India
  • 3.4.1 Status of€Women in€CS in€India3.4.2 Attraction of€Indian Men to€CS; 3.4.3 Obstacles Encountered by Women in€CS; 3.4.4 Incidents Related to€Being a€Woman in€CS; 3.5 Discussion; 3.6 Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: A Perfect Match?; 4.1 Theoretical Framework and€Previous Research; 4.1.1 Gendered Work Ideals; 4.1.2 The Gender Connotations of€Qualification Profiles; 4.1.3 The Gender Connotations of€Care Responsibilities; 4.1.4 Gender Connotations in€the€Transnational Business Context; 4.1.4.1 Care Responsibilities in€the€Transnational Business Context
  • 4.1.4.2 Qualification Profiles in€the€Transnational Business Context4.2 Method and€Methodology; 4.2.1 The Case Study Companies; 4.2.2 Data Collection and€Analysis; 4.3 Results and€Analysis; 4.3.1 Cultural Clashes over Qualification Profiles; 4.3.2 Cultural Clashes over Care Responsibilities; 4.4 Concluding Discussion; 4.4.1 Empirical Contribution: Diverging Work Ideals and€Cultural Clashes; 4.4.2 Conceptual Contribution: Work Ideals in€a€Transnational Business Context; References; Chapter 5: Culturalism as€Resistance; 5.1 Multiple Gendered Logics at Work; 5.2 Methods
  • 5.3 Situating the€(Gendered) Indian IT Professional5.4 Navigating Gender Before Diversity Policies; 5.5 Culturalist Responses to€Gender Inclusivity; 5.5.1 Lavanya at InTech: Resistance and€Universalism; 5.5.2 Padmini at€Datacom: Resistance as€Deflection and€(Culturalist) Reinterpretation; 5.5.3 Industrywide Discourses: Professional Indian Women Are Not There Yet; 5.6 Discussion; 5.7 Implications and€Directions for€Future Research; References; Chapter 6: Top Men in€Transnational Companies; 6.1 Studying Transnational Men and€Masculinities; 6.2 The Finnish Context
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (150).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319433073
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn959609323
Label
Gender in transnational knowledge work, Helen Peterson, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contributors; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Situating the€Transnational in€Knowledge Work; 1.2 Situating Gender in€Transnational Knowledge Work; 1.3 Transnational Transgressions of€"Gender in€Organizations"; 1.4 Structure; Chapter 2: A Gendered Analysis of€IT-Enabled Service Work in€the€Global Economy; 2.1 Gender and€the€Global Sourcing of€ITES Work; 2.2 Illustrations of€ITES Work; 2.3 Call Centers; 2.4 Shared Service Centers; 2.5 The IT Sector; 2.6 Developing Gender Research in€ITES Work; 2.6.1 Develop Definitions and€Statistical Baselines
  • 2.6.2 Research the€Specifics Within€the€Formal and€Informal Economy2.6.3 Consider Both Paid and€Unpaid Work to€Appreciate the€Totality of€Women's Lives; 2.6.4 Provide Detailed Historical and€Occupational Studies; 2.6.5 Focus on€International Regulation of€Labor and€Recognition of€Workers' Rights Globally; 2.6.6 Consideration Needs to€Be€Given to€All Dimensions of€Inequality; 2.7 Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Paradox of€Empowerment and€Marginalization; 3.1 Theoretical Framework; 3.2 Method; 3.3 Findings; 3.3.1 Demographic Information; 3.4 Attraction of€a€CS Degree for€Women in€India
  • 3.4.1 Status of€Women in€CS in€India3.4.2 Attraction of€Indian Men to€CS; 3.4.3 Obstacles Encountered by Women in€CS; 3.4.4 Incidents Related to€Being a€Woman in€CS; 3.5 Discussion; 3.6 Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: A Perfect Match?; 4.1 Theoretical Framework and€Previous Research; 4.1.1 Gendered Work Ideals; 4.1.2 The Gender Connotations of€Qualification Profiles; 4.1.3 The Gender Connotations of€Care Responsibilities; 4.1.4 Gender Connotations in€the€Transnational Business Context; 4.1.4.1 Care Responsibilities in€the€Transnational Business Context
  • 4.1.4.2 Qualification Profiles in€the€Transnational Business Context4.2 Method and€Methodology; 4.2.1 The Case Study Companies; 4.2.2 Data Collection and€Analysis; 4.3 Results and€Analysis; 4.3.1 Cultural Clashes over Qualification Profiles; 4.3.2 Cultural Clashes over Care Responsibilities; 4.4 Concluding Discussion; 4.4.1 Empirical Contribution: Diverging Work Ideals and€Cultural Clashes; 4.4.2 Conceptual Contribution: Work Ideals in€a€Transnational Business Context; References; Chapter 5: Culturalism as€Resistance; 5.1 Multiple Gendered Logics at Work; 5.2 Methods
  • 5.3 Situating the€(Gendered) Indian IT Professional5.4 Navigating Gender Before Diversity Policies; 5.5 Culturalist Responses to€Gender Inclusivity; 5.5.1 Lavanya at InTech: Resistance and€Universalism; 5.5.2 Padmini at€Datacom: Resistance as€Deflection and€(Culturalist) Reinterpretation; 5.5.3 Industrywide Discourses: Professional Indian Women Are Not There Yet; 5.6 Discussion; 5.7 Implications and€Directions for€Future Research; References; Chapter 6: Top Men in€Transnational Companies; 6.1 Studying Transnational Men and€Masculinities; 6.2 The Finnish Context
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (150).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319433073
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn959609323

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