Women, work, and social rights: Canada in historical and comparative perspective
The text is suitable for upper-level sociology courses of work and gender, as well as political science, and women's studies courses. Viewing gender relations in a historical context, the book examines the importance of women's roles in both paid and unpaid work, with a particular focus on the Canadian experience and its relation to other societies.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
List of Tables and Figures
Conceptualizing Womens Work and Social Rights
The Professions and the Common Fate of their Female Membership
22 other sections not shown
Aboriginal activities American benefits Beothuk birthing women breadwinner British Columbia Canadian Canadian women capitalism capitalist societies cent Chapter child childbirth childcare compared counterparts countries decades dependent division of labour domestic dominance early earnings economic independence employed employees employment equality European factory federal female feminist fishing societies full-time gender historical hunter-gatherer immigrants income labour force lives male maternity matrilineal midwifery midwives Newfoundland and Labrador nurses occupational Ontario organization paid and unpaid parental leave part-time patriarchal perspective physicians political population post-Fordism pre-capitalist pre-contact Prentice Press production professional professional dominance professions programs provinces Quebec regard role semi-professions sex segregation slaves small-scale agricultural societies social policies social provision social rights solo mothers Statistics Canada status Sweden Swedish midwives Swedish welfare Swedish women tend Toronto twentieth century union wage welfare women in Canada workers