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Gender divisions and working time in the new economy : changing patterns of work, care and public policy in Europe and North America / edited by Diane Perrons ... [et al.]
Bib ID 3645561
Format BookBook
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Description Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, c2006 
xvi, 319 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781845420208
1845420209
Series

Globalization and welfare.

Summary

"Contemporary societies are characterised by new and more flexible working patterns, new family structures and widening social divisions. This book explores how macro-level changes affect the micro organisation of daily life, with reference to working patterns and gender division in Northern and Western Europe and the United States."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: PART I SOCIAL AND SPATIAL DIVISIONS AND WORK-LIFE
  • MANA3EMENT IN THE NEW ECONOMY 17
  • 2 Work intensi ication in the UK 21
  • Brendan Bur -hell
  • 3 Employment in a 24/7 economy: challenges for the family 35
  • Harriet B. Presser
  • 4 Enterprising women: remaking gendered networks on
  • Wall Street in the new economy 58
  • Melissa Fisher
  • PART II WORK, TIME AND THE WORK-LIFE BALANCE 75
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 272-302.

Subjects Sexual division of labor -- United States.  |  Sexual division of labor -- Europe.  |  Hours of labor -- United States.  |  Hours of labor -- Europe.  |  Work and family -- United States.  |  Work and family -- Europe.  |  United States -- Economic conditions.  |  Europe -- Economic conditions.
Other authors/contributors Perrons, Diane

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