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The lived experience of female factory workers in rural West Java

Hancock, Peter


This article focuses on the lived experiences of rural factory women in West Java. The women discussed currently work and have lived all their lives in Banjaran, a rapidly industrialising district of rural Java. The article explores the working conditions factory women face, the role of foreign managers and Westernised production methods, and the impacts of these upon the status of factory women in their villages and homes. The argument in the paper is based on the premise that; while...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article


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