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Fiji's women garment workers: negotiating constraints in employment and beyond

Harrington, Christy


The entry of large numbers of women into the Fiji garment industry since the 1980s is part of a global trend whereby labour-intensive manufacturing has relocated from the advanced industrialised countries to the less developed countries where labour is cheaper. Women constitute the bulk of the workforce in these labour-intensive, manufacturing industries and their strategies to negotiate the processes of global industrial restructuring merit closer attention. This article considers how women...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article


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