Equity in the Workplace: Gendering Workplace Policy Analysis

Equity in the Workplace: Gendering Workplace Policy Analysis

by Heidi Gottfried
     
 

This edited collection assembles cutting-edge comparative policy research on contemporary policies relevant to gender Contributors analyze gender-related employment policies, including parental leave, maternity programs, sexual harassment, work/life balance, and gender mainstreaming. Equity in the Workplace thoroughly illustrates how the juxtaposition of a variety

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Overview

This edited collection assembles cutting-edge comparative policy research on contemporary policies relevant to gender Contributors analyze gender-related employment policies, including parental leave, maternity programs, sexual harassment, work/life balance, and gender mainstreaming. Equity in the Workplace thoroughly illustrates how the juxtaposition of a variety of research methodologies focused on a common theme can lead to a richer, multilayered understanding of a complex issue.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739106884
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
11/15/2003
Series:
Studies in Public Policy Series
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.06(d)

Meet the Author

Heidi Gottfried is an Associate Professor of Labor Affairs at Wayne State University. Laura Reese is a Professor in the College of Urban, Labor and Metropolitan Affairs, also at Wayne State University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Theoretical Perspectives on Gender and Workplace Policy Chapter 4 Globalization, Gender and Work: Perspectives on Global Regulation Chapter 5 Policy Strategies in a Global Era for Gendered Workplace Equity Chapter 6 Institutionally Embedded Gender Models: Re-regulating and Breadwinner Models in Germany and Japan Chapter 6 European Gender Mainstreaming: Promises and Pitfalls of Transformative Policy Part 7 Implications of Gender in the Workplace Chapter 9 Parental Leave and Gender Equality: What Can the U.S. Learn from the European Union? Chapter 9 Career Advancement Choices of Female Managers in U.S. Local Government Chapter 10 An Assessment of Women's Acceptance as Breadwinners Chapter 11 The Employment Insurance Model: Maternity, Paternal, and Sickness Benefits in Canada Part 11 Reconciliation of Work and Family Life: Maternity, Parental, and Family Leave Chapter 12 Erosion of the Male-Breadwinner Model? Female Labor-Market Participation and Family-Leave Policies in Germany Chapter 13 Solving a Problem or Tinkering at the Margins? Work, Family and Caregiving Chapter 13 Globalization and Work/Life Balance: Gendered Implications of New Initiatives at a U.S. Multinational in Japan Chapter 14 Europeanizing the Military: The ECJ as a Catalyst in the Transformation of the Bundeswehr Part 17 Specific Applications of Workplace Policies: Gender in Equity in the Workplace Chapter 19 Implementing Sexual Harassment Law in the United States and Germany Chapter 20 Sexual Harassment Policies and Employee Preferences in Local U.S. Government

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