Published: December 14, 2010 in The New York Times
Reena Patel, Ph.D. alumna of UT Geography and The Environment, was interviewed for a New York Times article about women in India. The article reports that for a new generation of women workers in India, the challenges include discrimination that is “insidious rather than blatant” and breaking into sectors and roles that have traditionally been reserved for men. Dr. Patel’s was interviewed about her experptise on India-global labor relations, and its impacts on women’s rights.
The article can be read on NYTimes.com – http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/15/world/asia/15iht-letter15.html
Reena Patel is also the author of the book “Working the Night Shift” which is stems from her Ph.D. research at UT Austin. To learn more about her book, visit her website: http://www.working-the-nightshift.com/