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Women are key players in the economies of east and southeast Asia

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Title: Women are key players in the economies of east and southeast Asia
Authors: Westley, Sidney B.
Mason, Andrew
LC Subject Headings: Women - East Asia
Women - Southeast Asia
East Asia - Economic conditions
Southeast Asia - Economic conditions
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: Honolulu: East-West Center
Series/Report no.: Asia-Pacific population & policy ; no. 44
Abstract: As gender differences in economic activity have diminished, Asian women have played an increasingly important role in economic growth. An international study of six East and Southeast Asian economies sheds light on women's changing marriage and childbearing patterns, educational attainment, and labor-force participation over the past 40 years.
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Pages/Duration: 4 pages
ISSN: 0891-6683
Appears in Collections:Asia-Pacific Population & Policy

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