Computer Chips and Paper Clips: Technology and Women's Employment, Volume II: Case Studies and Policy Perspectives

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National Academies Press, Feb 1, 1987 - Social Science - 456 pages
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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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Contents

Case Studies of Women Workers and Information Technology
23
Women in Computer Related Occupations and HighTech Industries
136
The Impact of Techno logical Change
223
Temporary PartTime and AtHome Employment
268
Policy Perspectives
311
Biographical Sketches of Contributors
433
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