Globalization and Women’s Empowerment Introduction This paper refers to three case studies that may seem dissimilar in women’s experiences of economic development in South Korea, India and the United States. Whereas social scientists sometimes equate economic development with greater gender equality, the examples in question suggest that this is not so. The very idea of gender equality is a limited one in Korea or India and remains a ‘work in progress’ in American society. As this paper emphasizes throughout more important influences shaping women’s progress have to do with the global economy that does leave out many millions of human beings from any benefit (Michalos 38-39). Neo-liberalism’s economic development can affect women...The end:
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