Village Mothers, City Daughters, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9812305726
  • ISBN-13: 9789812305725
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 150 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released May 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Presents a collection of studies on the experiences of women as they encounter the forces of modernization altering the face of contemporary Borneo. Discusses the pressing issue of urbanization and rural-urban migration as experienced by women in Southeast Asia.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Front Matter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
The Contributors.
1: Urbanization in Sarawak: A Context.
2: Gender, Wages and Labour Migration.
3: Women and Health.
4: Madness and the Hegemony of Healing: The Legacy of Colonial Psychiatry in Sarawak.
5: Elderly Women's Experiences of Urbanization.
6: Like a Chicken Standing on One Leg Urbanization and Single Mothers.
7: From Highlands to Lowlands: Kelabit Women and Their Migrant Daughters.
8: Conclusion.