Women in the Contemporary World Economic System

  • Dong-Sook Shin Gills
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)


The structure of the world economic system – that is, its intersocietal relations – determines a great deal of what goes on in the (seemingly independent) national social formations. The development of the capitalist world economy, in which regions and individual states are inserted, shapes and defines not only national economic structures, but also the patriarchal relations prevailing in them.


Agricultural Sector Female Labour Capitalist Development Family Meal Agricultural Production System 
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© Dong-Sook Shin Gills 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dong-Sook Shin Gills
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Social and International StudiesUniversity of SunderlandUK

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