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Economics: Labor and Health: Turkey
(1,193 words)

The world has entered into a restructuring process with the globalization following the crisis of capitalism in the 1970s. This process, leading to flexibility of labor markets, has pioneered the formation of new working environments, technologies, work organization, and control mechanisms. The restructuring of labor markets has brought many problems in its wake as a result of the liberalization of capital at the international level. These problems have commonly affected the poor, women, and children.

Among the negative effects of globalization in Turkey on female labo…

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Özkan, Özlem, “Economics: Labor and Health: Turkey”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 29 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0236b>
First published online: 2009

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