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Laboring Practices: Pakistan
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This entry examines gendered laboring practices and the status attached to women’s work in twenty-first-century Pakistan. With laboring practices, we refer to a broad set of activities that include, but go beyond, statistical definitions of employment. Questioning the conventional p…

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Julia Grünenfelder and Karin Astrid Siegmann, “Laboring Practices: Pakistan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002055>
First published online: 2016

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