Lecture11

Lecture11 - Christie Hua 5/6/09 LECTURE 11 WOMEN AND...

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Christie Hua 5/6/09 LECTURE 11 – WOMEN AND GLOBALIZATION I. 2 nd midterm exam a. 40 questions, multiple choice b. 2 on map of E. Asia c. 3 lectures, 4 days of reading d. only 1 or 2 questions from Pieterse lecture NO REVIEW SESSION FOR THIS TEST II. The dudes of globalization a. patriarchy: society structured around male authority and control b. every society has been patriarchal III. Women and globalization a. Social/religious hierarchies stacked up against women b. Patriarchy not limited to European societies IV. Feminization of poverty a. Nowhere in the world do women enjoy the same opportunities as men b. Of the 1.3 billion people living in poverty, 70% are women c. On average, women receive only 75% of the wage as men for the same work (non-agricultural sector) V. Asymmetric globalization a. Opens up markets in developing countries but keeps trade barriers in place for core, developed countries b. Exposes more countries to risk c. Free Trade has been neither free nor fair VI. US subsidizes agricultural sector a. Allows US consumers to buy US-made food cheaply b. Excess production floods other markets c. Small farmers can’t compete with heavily subsidized agriculture d. quit feel-good aid, REAL AID consists of ending core country subsidies i. rural to urban shift
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