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Sari

Indian Women at Work in New Zealand

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Sari by Edwina Pio
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As well as exploring the layered lives of Indian women, it looks at policy areas of interest to further dialogue and assist with strategies that will enhance the lives of these women in our multicultural society. What is it like for Indian women who enter the world of work in New Zealand? SARI showcases the lives of Indian women working in New Zealand through four generations, in their own words and through official data. Stories of fabulous success merge with underemployment and no employment. Memories of Maori friendships and Maori relatives intertwine with mentoring by Pakeha women. Sewn into the stories are the spangles of an Indian patriarchal system which supported these women and at the same time created very strict demarcation lines; and the shaded sequins of in-laws who might manipulate them as they sought to carve out their careers and gain an education.

Author Biography

Edwina Pio is Associate Professor in Faculty of Business AUT University.
Release date NZ
May 1st, 2008
Author
Country of Publication
New Zealand
Edition
Illustrated edition
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
Dunmore Publishing Limited
Pages
186
ISBN-13
9781877399329
Product ID
3072118

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