The classic case of gender subordination in a militarized environment concerns the Wola and Mae-Enga of the Central Highlands of New Guinea. Women did nearly all of the household production except land clearing; they were held in such dramatically low status that a literature emerged on Papuan sexual antagonism.
Nations with oil or valuable minerals make substantial amounts of money either from exporting these commodities or from investing the proceeds of these sales in overseas assets.
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Although the POST model does well in explaining patterns of formal employment, it does not do well in explaining other nonproletarianized work settings. Wolf, Diana. Male employers are divided between the imperatives of hiring the cheapest possible labor, which means hiring women rather than men, and defending patriarchy, which involves hiring men rather than women.
That theory was originally created to explain variations in women's work in formal proletarianized occupations in the global North. In most cases, this process is controlled by employers.
This is most typically the situation with local foodstuffs, but it can apply to other consumer goods as well, where locally based production knowledge and a deep understanding of local tastes are important. Sometimes this really does happen. Households can also manufacture products.
These two types of work settings represent a substantial proportion of women's work in the global South.