Globalization, Uncertainty and Women’s Careers: An International Comparison
Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Heather Hofmeister
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006 - Business & Economics - 475 pages
Globalization, Uncertainty and Women's Careers assesses the effects of globalization on the life courses of women in thirteen countries across Europe and America in the second half of the 20th century.
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a comparative overview
PART II Countryspecific contributions on conservative welfare regimes
3 Womens employment in West Germany
1955 to 2000
PART III Countryspecific contributions on socialdemocratic welfare regimes
5 Globalization deindustrialization and the labor market experiences of Swedish women 1950 to 2000
marked by globalization?
PART V Countryspecific contributions on liberal welfare regimes
11 Womens employment in Britain
1968 to 1991
PART VI Countryspecific contributions on familyorientated welfare regimes
13 Labor force dynamics and occupational attainment across three cohorts of women in urban Mexico
economic and institutional changes
can Spanish women reconcile job and family?
PART VII Conclusions
PART IV Countryspecific contributions on postsocialist welfare regimes
7 Womens career mobility in Hungary
8 Womens employment in Estonia
transition from a socialist to a socialdemocratic regime?
from socialism to capitalism
analysis birth cohorts Blossfeld Bukodi career mobility chances changes child childcare compared countries Czech Republic decline downward mobility duration economic Edward Elgar effect employees Estonia European exit experience female employment female labor force ﬂexibility flexible full-time gender gender roles Germany globalization govemment Grunow higher household human capital Hungary hypotheses impact increased individual industrial inﬂuence insecurity institutional intemational job mobility labor force participation labor market attachment labor market participation later cohort less likelihood logistic regression lower maquiladora marriage married matemity leave men’s mid-career women mid-life Netherlands number of children occupational OECD Oxford paid employment part-time pattems percent period Poland policies position post-socialist public sector re-entry retum role social society status structural Survey Sweden Table Tallinn transition uncertainty University of Bamberg unpaid caregiving upward mobility variables wage welfare regimes West Germany women’s careers women’s employment women’s labor market workers