Computer Chips and Paper Clips: Technology and Women's Employment, Volume II: Case Studies and Policy Perspectives
Panel on Technology and Women's Employment, Committee on Women's Employment and Related Social Issues, National Research Council
National Academies Press, Jan 15, 1987 - Social Science - 417 pages
This companion to Volume I presents individually authored papers covering the history, economics, and sociology of women's work and the computer revolution. Topics include the implications for equal employment opportunity in light of new technologies; a case study of the insurance industry and of women in computer-related occupations; a study of temporary, part-time, and at-home employment; and education and retraining opportunities.
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PART II CASE STUDIES OF WOMEN WORKERS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
PART III TECHNOLOGY AND TRENDS IN WOMENS EMPLOYMENT
PART IV POLICY PERSPECTIVES
Biographical Sketches of Contributors
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