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Towards a democratic division of labour in Europe?: The Combination Model as a new integrated approach to professional and family life

Walter Van Dongen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422941
eISBN:
9781447304029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422941.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In past few decades, most democratic European countries sought to achieve a more equal division of labour between men and women, both within families and organisations. At the same time, they wanted ... More


Women’s Union Tokyo in Practice

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter looks at Women's Union Tokyo (WUT) in practice based on the author's observations during period from December 2000 to May 2001. It discusses significant internal pressures the WUT was ... More


Understanding Cultural Patterns

Peter Gärdenfors

in Learning in the Global Era: International Perspectives on Globalization and Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254343
eISBN:
9780520941496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254343.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the processes by which humans make meaning, and thereby illuminates how students learn and how to best structure lessons to achieve maximum understanding. It recommends teaching ... More


The sociodemographic obstacles to participating in lifelong learning across Europe

Péter Róbert (ed.)

in Lifelong learning in Europe: Equity and efficiency in the balance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300137
eISBN:
9781447307709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Based on large scale survey analysis, this chapter argues that there is a relationship between overall levels of participation and the level of inequalities that exist in access to formal adult ... More


Concluding Remarks to Part 2

Jonathan Preminger

in Labor in Israel: Beyond Nationalism and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717123
eISBN:
9781501717130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717123.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 10 summarizes the chapters which addressed the second sphere, the labor-capital balance of power, and asserts that the challenge to labor’s privileged position in the neocorporatist labor ... More


Concluding Remarks to Part 3

Jonathan Preminger

in Labor in Israel: Beyond Nationalism and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717123
eISBN:
9781501717130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717123.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 15 summarizes the chapters which addressed the third sphere, the relationship of labor to the political community. It reiterates that since Israel was established, the labor market’s borders ... More


A Union of One’s Own

Anne Zacharias-Walsh

in Our Unions, Our Selves: The Rise of Feminist Labor Unions in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703041
eISBN:
9781501706363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703041.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter provides an overview of Japanese women's unions (JWUs) based on an interview with Midori Ito and Keiko Tani, the founders of Women's Union Tokyo (WUT). Midori and Tani describe in detail ... More


Youth Prospects and the Case for a Universal Basic Income

Sarah Reibstein and Andy Stern

in Youth, Jobs, and the Future: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190685898
eISBN:
9780190685935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685898.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Economic Sociology

This chapter addresses the idea of universal basic income (UBI). The idea of universal or guaranteed income proposes that governments provide cash transfers to ensure a livable income to all ... More


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