CPRI 13: The Feminization of Modernity

A Case Study of Women Migrant Workers in a Lao Garment Factory

Describes the theoretical debate on the feminization of modernity and economic transition and ethnic migration patterns. Analyzes the urban lifestyles of young female migrant workers in the garment industry in Vientiane, Laos, and modern practices of this group of workers. Mentions the differences in ethnicity between Lao Loum, Khmu, and Hmong workers, with significant findings on migration drivers, urban adaptations, and new aspirations.

Publication date : August 2018
Price : 300 Baht / 10 US$