Women's Work and Wages

Women's Work and Wages

by Christina Jonung, Inga Persson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415149037

ISBN-13: 9780415149037

Pub. Date: 03/19/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

At a time when women in industrialized countries have a stronger and more permanent presence in the labour market than ever before, why does the gender pay gap differ so greatly between countries? The contributors to this book use empirical studies of gender differences in family responsibilities and time allocation to demonstrate how such differences affect

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Overview

At a time when women in industrialized countries have a stronger and more permanent presence in the labour market than ever before, why does the gender pay gap differ so greatly between countries? The contributors to this book use empirical studies of gender differences in family responsibilities and time allocation to demonstrate how such differences affect women's wages and analyse pay structures and wage mobility throughout Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415149037
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/19/1998
Series:
Routledge Research in Gender and Society Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1490L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Preface
Introduction1
Pt. IWhere are we in the economics of gender?
1The Gender Pay Gap15
2Occupational Segregation by Sex and Changeover Time36
3Alternative Approaches to Occupational Exclusion72
Pt. IIGender roles, time allocation and wages
4Patterns of Time Use in France and Sweden91
5Cohort Effects on the Gender Wage Gap in Denmark122
6Gender Differences in Pay Among Young Professionals in Sweden145
7Wage differentials and Gender in Norway173
8The Gender Wage Gap in Finnish Industry 1980-94190
9Fringe Benefits and Gender Gaps: The Finnish Case211
10Gender, Wages and Discrimination in the USSR230
Index251

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