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Invisibility, struggle and visibility: women workers' strategies of survival in the informal sector

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Across the world, women constitute the bottom segments of the informal labour market hierarchy, and the story is no different for Turkish women, except they are further constrained by a patriarchal family culture and corporatist welfare state structure which favours high-skilled workers in full-time employment. A reading of the literature on the reasons for participating in the informal sector suggested that workers either end up in the informal sector as a result of structural factors, such ...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Sociology
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Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:643e1d6f-6c32-4ae6-ac75-221d9dcb1b89
Local pid:
ora:11679

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