Key Issues in Women's Work: Female Heterogeneity and the Polarisation of Women's Employment
Covers sex discrimination, patriarchy, part-time work, 'flexible' hours, homeworking, marriage and career patterns, employment rights and the exploitation of part-timers, occupational segregation and the pay gap.
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Marginal work and domestic work
Feminisation of the workforce
Work orientations and work plans
Labour mobility and womens employment profiles
Occupational segregation and the pay gap
the role of law
analysis attitudes average behaviour Bielby Britain British Census cent childcare division of labour domestic earnings economic activity employers employment careers employment profiles equal pay European Commission European Union evidence excluded family workers female employment female occupations feminine full-time housewives full-time jobs gender grade Hakim homemaker career hours a week household housewife husband increase industrial society job tenure Labor Economics Labour Force Survey labour market legislation less London marginal marriage non-working women noted in Chapter numbers occupational segregation OECD OPCS organisation paid part-time jobs part-time workers part-time workforce patriarchy pay gap polarisation professional rates rational choice theory Rubery secondary earners sector selection bias self-employed sex differential sex discrimination sex roles sex segregation sexual division social statistics status studies Table theory trade union trends turnover undercount vertical job segregation voluntary wage Walby wives women aged women working full-time women's employment workplace