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Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment

edited by Leah F. Vosko, Martha MacDonald and Iain Campbell
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Language
English
Series
Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics
ISBN
9780415492362 (hardback), 041549236X (hardback), 9780415494540 (pbk.), 0415494540 (pbk.), 9780203874424 (ebook), 0203874420 (ebook)
Contents
  • Introduction : gender and the concept of precarious employment / Leah F. Vosko, Martha MacDonald and Iain Campbell
  • Canada : gendered precariousness and social reproduction / Leah F. Vosko and Lisa Clark
  • The United States : different sources of precariousness in a mosaic of employment arrangements / Francoise Carré and James Heintz
  • Australia : casual employment, part-time employment and the resilience of the male-breadwinner model / Iain Campbell, Gillian Whitehouse and Janeen Baxter
  • Japan : the reproductive bargain and the making of precarious employment / Heidi Gottfried
  • Ireland : precarious employment in the context of the European employment strategy / Julia S. O'Connor
  • The United Kingdom : from flexible employment to vulnerable workers / Jacqueline O'Reilly, John MacInnes, Tizana Nazio and Jose Roche
  • The Netherlands : precarious employment in a context of flexicurity / Susanne D. Burri
  • France : precariousness, gender, and the challenges for labour market policy / Jeanne Fagnani and Marie-Thérèse Letablier
  • Spain : continuity and change in precarious employment / John MacInnes
  • Germany : precarious employment and the rise of mini-jobs / Claudia Weinkopf
  • Sweden : precarious work and precarious unemployment / Inger Jonsson and Anita Nyberg
  • Spatial dimensions of gendered precariousness: challenges for comparative analysis / Martha MacDonald
  • Investigating longitudinal dimensions of precarious employment : conceptual and practical issues / Sylvia Fuller
  • Precarious lives in the new economy : comparative intersectional analysis / Wallace Clement, Sophie Mathieu, Steven Prus and Emre Uckardesler
  • Precarious employment in the health care sector / Pat Armstrong and Hugh Armstrong.
Description
xii, 280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Routledge IAFFE advances in feminist economics ; 8
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