Promoting Gender Equality at Work: Turning Vision Into Reality for the Twenty-first Century
Zed Books Limited, 1997 - Social Science - 241 pages
Offering a thorough examination of the developments and elements which impact on womens equal participation in the workplace, this book is an invaluable guide to policy and action for the international community, policy-makers, researchers, lobbyists and scholars interested in gender issues. Twelve experienced gender specialists explore the impact of recession, globalization, structural adjustment programmes and economic transition in Eastern Europe on women workers. They also look at a wide variety of micro factors, including legal frameworks and the role of trade unions in promoting equality, sexual harassment at work, AIDS, and wage differentials.
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