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The Sources of the Gender Gap in Political Participation

Christopher F. Karpowitz and Tali Mendelberg

in The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159751
eISBN:
9781400852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159751.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter talks about how American women, like their counterparts in other advanced economies, have narrowed or even reversed the gap in important resources that form the prerequisites of ... More


The Wealth Escalator and the Debt Anchor

Mariko Lin Chang

in Shortchanged: Why Women Have Less Wealth and What Can Be Done About It

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367690
eISBN:
9780199944101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367690.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the concept of the wealth escalator as the mechanism for understanding why men have an advantage when it comes to translating income into wealth. It also discusses the debt ... More


Collective Maturation: The Construction of Masculinity in Early Modern Villages

Nagano Hiroko

in Recreating Japanese Men

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267374
eISBN:
9780520950320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267374.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the construction of masculinity structured through collective participation in the youth group and its exercise of social authority. The chapter focuses on two issues of ... More


Conceptualising influences on women’s employment transitions: from various sociological and economic theories towards an integrated approach

Cristina Solera

in Women in and out of paid work: Changes across generations in Italy and Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349309
eISBN:
9781447304319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349309.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women's labour market participation, marriage, fertility behaviour and, generally, gender roles changed dramatically during the second half of the twentieth century. Such changes have dominated the ... More


The different Italian and British contexts: the link to women’s employment patterns

Cristina Solera

in Women in and out of paid work: Changes across generations in Italy and Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349309
eISBN:
9781447304319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349309.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Italy and Britain differ greatly in the level, type, and pattern of women's labour market participation, in their normative and institutional contexts, and in the way that these have changed from the ... More


‘Her’ and ‘his’ education and class: new polarisations in work histories

Cristina Solera

in Women in and out of paid work: Changes across generations in Italy and Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349309
eISBN:
9781447304319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349309.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Education is a strong discriminator of women's labour market supply and types of family-work combination. It gives access to higher job positions and wages, it mediates attitudes and identities, and ... More


Introduction

Lister Ruth, Williams Fiona, Anttonen Anneli, Bussemaker Jet, Gerhard Ute, Heinen Jacqueline, Johansson Stina, Leira Arnlaug, Siim Birte, Tobio Constanza, and Gavanas Anna

in Gendering citizenship in Western Europe: New challenges for citizenship research in a cross-national context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346940
eISBN:
9781447302438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346940.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter starts by explaining why it is necessary to understand citizenship in context. This is followed by a brief account of the meanings of citizenship and of feminist interpretations of them. ... More


Women's Employment and Housework

Tanja van der Lippe

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on female labor market participation and its implications in the division of household work. It begins with an overview of women's employment in 33 countries: their participation ... More


The role of civil society organisations in emancipating Portuguese Roma women

Raquel Rego

in Women's Emancipation and Civil Society Organisations: Challenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324775
eISBN:
9781447324799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324775.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the ways in which Portuguese Roma women have found opportunities for their emancipation through participating in Roma associations. Portugal generally falls within the ... More


Resistance and Struggles around the Honorary Worker’s Rights

M.S. Sreerekha

in State Without Honour: Women Workers in India's Anganwadis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199468164
eISBN:
9780199088836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468164.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the debates and struggles around the worker’s rights of the anganwadi workers in the country. It covers a review of issues through the anganwadi workers unions, the reports, ... More


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