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Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale: Women in the International Division of Labour (Critique Influence Change) Hardcover – 1 Jan 1999

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  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Zed Books; 2 edition (1 Jan. 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1856497348
  • ISBN-13: 978-1856497343
  • Product Dimensions: 12.3 x 2.5 x 25.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
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"Feminist theory at its very best." --"Off Our Backs" "A major contribution to authentic development theory and practice." --"World Development"

About the Author

Maria Mies is a sociologist and author of several books on women, economic sustainability and the environment as well as articles in numerous journals. After returning from many years in India, she became head of the Women's Studies Programme at the Institute of Social Sciences in the Hague, and subsequently Professor of Sociology at the achhochsch{umlaut}u in Cologne. Having retired from teaching in 1993, she continues to be active in a range of women's and environmental movements. She is currently writing on the Multilateral Agreement on Investment and, with Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen, a book on the subsistence perspective (forthcoming from Zed Books in 1999).

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