What Women Want From Work / Edition 1

What Women Want From Work / Edition 1

by Ruth Woodfield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230549225

ISBN-13: 9780230549227

Pub. Date: 02/01/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Are current patterns within women's occupations a function of external limitations on initial ambitions, or do women simply prefer distinct types of work? Including case studies of fire fighting and teaching, this book offers a qualitative exploration of girls' and women's reported journeys towards their work choices.  See more details below

Overview

Are current patterns within women's occupations a function of external limitations on initial ambitions, or do women simply prefer distinct types of work? Including case studies of fire fighting and teaching, this book offers a qualitative exploration of girls' and women's reported journeys towards their work choices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230549227
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Series:
York Studies on Women and Men Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Gender and Occupational Segregation - Setting the Scene Accounting for Occupational Segregation - The Perspective of Girls and Women Women and Non-Traditional Work: A Case Study of Fire Fighting Women and 'Traditional' Work: A Case Study of Teaching Women and Career Progression: Ambition, Success and Choice Gender as Vocation: A Sociology of Choice Conclusion Index

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