Social Change and Innovation in the Labour Market: Evidence from the Census SARs on Occupational Segregation and Labour Mobility, Part-Time Work and Student Jobs, Homework and Self-Employment / Edition 1

Social Change and Innovation in the Labour Market: Evidence from the Census SARs on Occupational Segregation and Labour Mobility, Part-Time Work and Student Jobs, Homework and Self-Employment / Edition 1

by Catherine Hakim
     
 

ISBN-10: 019829381X

ISBN-13: 9780198293811

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This important study presents the results of the first analysis of labor market data from Britain's new SARs, drawing comparisons with research results for the USA and for Western European countries. The author fully examines several relevant phenomena, such as: a new and distinctive category of integrated occupations, employing men and women equally in highly

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This important study presents the results of the first analysis of labor market data from Britain's new SARs, drawing comparisons with research results for the USA and for Western European countries. The author fully examines several relevant phenomena, such as: a new and distinctive category of integrated occupations, employing men and women equally in highly qualified work; the diversification of part-time work; the emergence of a new category of marginal jobs; and the expansion of student jobs. This book also provides an excellent introductory guide for future SAR users.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198293811
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
1480L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 Profiles of Integrated and Segregated Occupations
3 Occupational Segregation, Social Stratification and the Pay Gap
4 Women with Discontinuous Employment Histories
5 A Differentiated Part-Time Workforce: Marginal Jobs, Half-Time Jobs and Reduced Hours Jobs
6 Working Students
7 Homework and Travel to Work Patterns
8 Small Firms and the Solo Self-Employed
9 The Drug Dealers: A Case Study of Pharmacy, an Integrated Occupation
10 Conclusions
Annex A Labour Market Data in the 1991 Census 1% and 2% SARs
Annex B 1991 Census 10% Sample Data on the Occupational Structure and Sex Ratios
Annex C The International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO88): occupational sex ratios and part-time work rates by type of occupation

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