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Title: Oil for Freedom in Brunei - State Policies and Women¿s Strategies in Brunei: A Case Study of the Women¿s Business Council
Authors: CHHAYA SIVAKUMAR
Keywords: Brunei, Women, Education, employment, state policies, WBC
Issue Date: 28-Jul-2009
Source: CHHAYA SIVAKUMAR (2009-07-28). Oil for Freedom in Brunei - State Policies and Women¿s Strategies in Brunei: A Case Study of the Women¿s Business Council. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: This study explores the emerging economic position of a selection of educated Malay Muslim women in Brunei: the urban businesswomen. My thesis attempts to unsettle the mainstream perceptions of Brunei that assume all the members of this society depend unconditionally on the government for their economic and social well-being. While this may largely still be the case, such a presumption certainly does not encompass some major developments in the private sector since the late nineties. I focus on the unprecedented rise of independent and educated middle-aged businesswomen who formed the Womenb
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/16360
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