Gender, Growth and Trade: The Miracle Economies of the Post-war Years / Edition 30

Gender, Growth and Trade: The Miracle Economies of the Post-war Years / Edition 30

by David Kucera
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415198623

ISBN-13: 9780415198622

Pub. Date: 01/22/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Gender, Growth and Trade examines the role of women as a flexible, contingent workforce in Germany and Japan. This unique comparative study of two of the world's foremost industrialized economies situates empirical results in the context of broader cultural concerns, considering issues such as market flexibility, unemployment, union policy and labour market

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Gender, Growth and Trade examines the role of women as a flexible, contingent workforce in Germany and Japan. This unique comparative study of two of the world's foremost industrialized economies situates empirical results in the context of broader cultural concerns, considering issues such as market flexibility, unemployment, union policy and labour market institutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415198622
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/22/2001
Series:
Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy Series, #30
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Acknowledgments
Preface
1Unemployment, labor market flexibility, and women as a buffer workforce1
2Women's integration into the workforce33
3Industrial relations and labor market institutions74
4Foreign trade, employment, and earnings122
5German reunification155
App.: Data notes to Chapters 2 and 4173
Notes180
Bibliography197
Index208

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