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Gender Segregation: Divisions of Work in Post-Industrial Welfare States / Edition 1

Gender Segregation: Divisions of Work in Post-Industrial Welfare States / Edition 1

by Lena Gonas, Jan Ch Karlsson


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ISBN-13: 9780754644538
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/01/2006
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lena Gonäs is Professor of Working Life Science at Karlstad University, Sweden, and a researcher and Program Director at the National Institute for Working Life in Stockholm, Sweden. Jan Ch Karlsson is Professor of Sociology at Karlstad University, Sweden.

Table of Contents

Contents: Divisions of gender and work, Lena Gonäs, Jan Ch Karlsson; Labour market inequality, past and future: a perspective from the United States, Chris Tilly; Gendered divisions of work - a multilevel approach, Lena Gonäs; Segregated integration, Ann Bergman; Measuring gender segregation, Ruth Emerek; The new economy and the work life balance: conceptual explorations and a case study of new media, Diane Perrons; Life modes and gender in the Swedish public-health sector, Liselotte Jakobsen; Employment, flexible working, and the family, Rosemary Crompton; Men's parental leave - a manifestation of gender equality or child-orientation?, Lisbeth Bekkengen; Dualities and contradictions, Lena Gonäs and Jan Ch Karlsson; Index.

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