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The 'Quiet Revolution' a Women's Proletarianisation

Informalisation and feminisation of labour have emerged as two dominant features of neoliberal production relations. While this process generated an environment for the proletarianisation of women on a global scale and facilitated the corporations in minimising their responsibilities towards labour, it also affected the bargaining capacity of labour. Eventually women proletarians started organising and registering their resistance. Women's non-governmental organisations and transnational feminist networks came forward to facilitate the women proletarians' movement against the dominant mode of production. This movement, however, was more inclined towards "quiet" resistance. This article analyses the significance of this "quiet revolution".

visible in the dynamics of global production relations and by the end of the 1950s Fordism had lost its signicance as the dominant production model. The article recognises the Fordist era as a phase where the groundwork was laid for globalisation of the process of women’s proletarianisation

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