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‘You Seem Very Westernised to Me’: Place, Identity and Othering of Muslim Workers in the UK Labour Market

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale

in Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the quantitative evidence concerning British Muslims' employment and the types of explanation that are advanced for the differential success of distinct ethnic minority groups. ... More


Defeating ‘modern slavery’, reducing exploitation? The organisational and regulatory challenge

Alex Balch

in The Modern Slavery Agenda: Policy, Politics and Practice in the UK

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447346791
eISBN:
9781447346845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346791.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter first charts the short history from the early anti-trafficking strategy put in place by the Labour government in 2007 through the changes and reorganisations of the subsequent 10 years, ... More


Employers and Migrant Legality: Liberalization of Service Provision, Transnational Posting, and the Bifurcation of the European Labour Market

Georg Menz

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter examines the political economy of employers’ advocacy of their ‘need’ for migrant workers, focusing on posted workers and temporary labour migration to the UK and Germany. Posted workers ... More


Formation of ‘religious’ identity among British Muslim women

Masoumeh Velayati

in Women and Religion: Contemporary and Future Challenges in the Global Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336358
eISBN:
9781447336396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336358.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains how Muslim women are generally disadvantaged in the UK, as reflected in their high unemployment and inactivity rates compared to their male counterparts and other ethnic ... More


The Gender Pay Gap in the UK Labour Market

Wendy Olsen, Vanessa Gash, Leen Vandecasteele, Hein Heuvelman, and Pierre Walthery

in Gender Inequality in the Labour Market in the UK

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199686483
eISBN:
9780191766367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686483.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter spells out the nature and causes of the gender pay gap. The idea of decomposing the pay gap is used to show its key substantial drivers. Using the BHPS, the authors show how the drivers ... More


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