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dc.contributor.authorGhosh, Anweshaa
dc.contributor.authorZaidi, Mubashira
dc.contributor.authorRamachandran, Risha
dc.contributor.editorSatija, Shivani
dc.date.accessioned2022-12-20T12:14:56Z
dc.date.available2022-12-20T12:14:56Z
dc.date.issued2022-12-07
dc.identifier.issn1355-2074
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/13552074.2022.2131258
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10546/621470
dc.description<html> <head> <title></title> </head> <body> <p>Using the feminist lens of women economic empowerment and the concepts of resources, agency, and achievements, and the inter-related concepts of power, this article shares the experience of women beauty workers and women cab drivers working on different types of platform models in India. While beauty work is essentially a feminised sector of work in India, ride-hailing is a male-dominated form of work. The analysis is drawn from in-depth interviews with women workers, platform management, and union leaders, among others, to understand struggles and ways of &#8216;being and doing&#8217; of women workers on platforms. The article presents the different types of platform models &#8211; freelance, fixed salary, and hybrid &#8211; and the differential impacts of these models on the working conditions of the women in these two sectors. The article then continues to unravel the concept of &#8216;flexibility and autonomy&#8217;, and the precarious nature of work for these different contractual arrangements as well as the implications of algorithmic controls and management on women workers. It eventually highlights that this &#8216;new&#8217; gig economy contributes to the continuation of the informal nature of work, along with the precarity of the same, which hinders their ability to achieve empowerment.</p> </body> </html>en_US
dc.format.extent20en_US
dc.language.isoEnglishen_US
dc.publisherOxfam KEDVen_US
dc.publisherOxfam Indiaen_US
dc.publisherOxfam Mexicoen_US
dc.publisherOxfam Colombiaen_US
dc.publisherOxfam South Africaen_US
dc.publisherRoutledgeen_US
dc.publisherOxfam Brazilen_US
dc.relation.urlhttp://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/locating-women-workers-in-the-platform-economy-in-india--old-wine-in-a-new-bott-621470
dc.subjectGenderen_US
dc.titleLocating women workers in the platform economy in India – old wine in a new bottle?en_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.identifier.eissn1364-9221
dc.identifier.journalGender & Developmenten_US
oxfam.signoff.statusFor public use. Can be shared outside Oxfamen_US
oxfam.subject.countryIndiaen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordWomen’s economic empowermenten_US
oxfam.subject.keywordwomen platform workersen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordgig economyen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordplatform worken_US
oxfam.subject.keywordinformal labouren_US
prism.issuenameWomen, work, and the digital economyen_US
prism.number3en_US
prism.volume30en_US


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