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Economics: Cottage Industries: Turkey
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Piecework done at home is a kind of home-based work available in both developed and developing countries. Aspects connected with it include payment, job length, employment form, the status of workers, lack of social security, lack of health and safety protection, flexibility in numbers working, and female workers (Tate 1995, 33). It is accepted that employers achieve the numerical flexibility they require by usi…

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Kuzgun, Inci, “Economics: Cottage Industries: Turkey”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0229d>
First published online: 2009

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