Globalization, Uncertainty and Women’s Careers: An International Comparison

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Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Heather Hofmeister
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006 - Business & Economics - 475 pages
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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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Contents

a theoretical framework
3
a comparative overview
32
PART II Countryspecific contributions on conservative welfare regimes
59
3 Womens employment in West Germany
61
1955 to 2000
84
PART III Countryspecific contributions on socialdemocratic welfare regimes
113
5 Globalization deindustrialization and the labor market experiences of Swedish women 1950 to 2000
115
marked by globalization?
142
PART V Countryspecific contributions on liberal welfare regimes
273
11 Womens employment in Britain
275
1968 to 1991
302
PART VI Countryspecific contributions on familyorientated welfare regimes
327
13 Labor force dynamics and occupational attainment across three cohorts of women in urban Mexico
329
economic and institutional changes
352
can Spanish women reconcile job and family?
376
PART VII Conclusions
403

PART IV Countryspecific contributions on postsocialist welfare regimes
169
7 Womens career mobility in Hungary
171
8 Womens employment in Estonia
199
transition from a socialist to a socialdemocratic regime?
224
from socialism to capitalism
247
16 The impact of gender role attitudes on womens life courses
405
conclusions from a 13country international comparison
433
Index
451
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