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Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Heidi Nicolaisen, Hanne Kavli, and Ragnhild Steen Jensen (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book brings together leading international authors from a number of fields to provide an up to date understanding of part-time work at national, sector, industry and workplace levels. The ... More


Introduction

Heidi Nicolaisen, Hanne Cecilie Kavli, and Ragnhild Steen Jensen

in Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The introduction chapter outline the conceptual framework for the volume and describe the current patterns of part-time work. Part-time work has been a much visited research topic and the typical ... More


Nice Work If You Can Get It: Small Farm Owners and Part-Time Work

Adrienne Monteith Petty

in Standing Their Ground: Small Farmers in North Carolina since the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199938520
eISBN:
9780199367764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938520.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the increasing importance of part-time farming during the 1950s. North Carolina Governor Luther Hodges actively recruited manufacturers and touted the state’s sizable ranks of ... More


The Principle of Consent and Affirmative Action

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter concerns one of the most controversial sections.in the Independent Commission’s report – achieving in the police service greater representativeness of the community it serves. It begins ... More


Part-time working women’s access to other types of flexible working-time arrangements across Europe

Heejung Chung

in Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines part-time working women's access to flexitime, that is the worker's control over their schedules such as starting and ending times, and time off work (a couple of hours during ... More


Part-time work in Danish private services: a (mis)match between wage flexibility and living hours

Trine P. Larsen, Anna Ilsøe, and Jonas Felbo-Kolding

in Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores how the institutional framework for working time and wage regulation affects the prevalence of marginal part-time employment (less than 15 working hours per week) and its ... More


How good is half a job? Part-time employment and job quality in the US

Kenneth Hudson and Arne L. Kalleberg

in Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In January 2018, about 17 percent of the workforce in the United States had a part-time job. Part-time employment increased between 1955 and the 1980s as large numbers of women entered the ... More


Dualisation or normalisation of part-time work in the Nordic countries: work insecurity and mobility over time

Jouko Nätti and Kristine Nergaard

in Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter we discuss the development of part-time work in Finland and Norway and ask if there is a trend towards more marginalised part-time work also in the well-regulated Nordic labour ... More


Conclusion and prospects

Hanne Cecilie Kavli and Heidi Nicolaisen

in Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In the concluding chapter, we summarise the volume's main findings and discuss some of the possible, future prospects of part-time work. We return to the question of dualisation of part-time work and ... More


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