Women, Employment and Organizations

Women, Employment and Organizations

by Judith Glover, Gill Kirton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041532839X

ISBN-13: 9780415328395

Pub. Date: 11/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book brings together the latest European and North American research on a series of key topics in the field of women's employment. Drawing on published and easily accessible statistics, it sets the topics in the appropriate policy contexts and systematically appraises them from the viewpoint of the challenges for the management of human resources. The book

Overview

This book brings together the latest European and North American research on a series of key topics in the field of women's employment. Drawing on published and easily accessible statistics, it sets the topics in the appropriate policy contexts and systematically appraises them from the viewpoint of the challenges for the management of human resources. The book explores:

  • occupational segregation
  • the pay gap
  • work-life balance
  • part-time working
  • women, work and pensions
  • women in professional occupations
  • equality and diversity management
  • women and trade unions.

This is a highly useful book suitable for a wide range of courses including business studies, sociology, social policy and gender studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415328395
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Women, Employment and Organizations – Changes and Challenges 2. Gender Segregation 3. The Gender Pay Gap 4. Women and Part-Time Work 5. Women in the Professions and Management 6. From Equal Opportunities to Diversity Management 7. Work–Life Balance: Flexible Working? 8. Women and Trade Unions 9. Conclusion – Prospects for Women’s Employment

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