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Swasti Mitter

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Died  1 May 2016
Books  Common Fate, Common Bond, Hindu Festivals
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Swasti Mitter (22 May 1939 – 1 May 2016) was a researcher into gender and development. She held posts as Professor of Gender and Technology at the University of Brighton, and as a Deputy Director of the UNU Institute of New Technologies at the University of Maastricht (Now UNU-MERIT). Her main area of research involved exploring the ways Information Technologies have influenced employment patterns for women in less developed countries.

Selected publications

Mitter, S. (1986). Common fate, common bond: Women in the global economy. London: Pluto.

Mitter, S., & Rowbotham, S. (1995). Women encounter technology: Changing patterns of employment in the Third World. London: Routledge.

Mitter, S., Pearson, R., Ng, C., & International Labour Organisation. (1992). Global information processing: The emergence of software services and data entry jobs in selected developing countries. Geneva: ILO.


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