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Birth-rate Blues: A Real Crisis in the Making?

Francis G. Castles

in The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Instead of focusing on a crisis for the welfare state, this chapter examines a contemporary crisis threat for which the welfare state in the form of family-friendly social policies may provide the ... More


Nimble Fingers No Longer! Women's Employment in Iran

Roksana Bahramitash and Hadi Salehi Esfahani

in Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378481
eISBN:
9780199852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378481.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter reexamines the evolution of women's labor force participation (LFP) and employment in Iran in light of census data from the latter half of the 20th century, roughly 1956 to 2006. It ... More


Cultural Integration in Sweden

Lena Nekby

in Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660094
eISBN:
9780191748936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660094.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

The cultural integration of immigrants and natives in Sweden is analysed in this study using nine measures of culture: within region gender gaps in education, marriage to a foreign born, marriage to ... More


Agency freedom for worklife balance in Germany and Spain

Sonja Drobnič and Margarita León

in Worklife Balance: The Agency and Capabilities Gap

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681136
eISBN:
9780191767449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681136.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the association between gender, parenthood and employment in cross-national perspective and highlights the weaknesses in the resources–demands approach for understanding gender ... More


I Wonder if I Cannot Make Application for an Appointment Too: Women Join the Federal Workforce

Jessica Ziparo

in This Grand Experiment: When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War-Era Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635972
eISBN:
9781469635989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635972.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter One explores how women came to work for the federal government. During the early years of the Civil War, different supervisors, scattered across various executive departments, created ... More


The Picked Prostitutes of the Land: Reputations of Female Federal Employees

Jessica Ziparo

in This Grand Experiment: When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War-Era Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635972
eISBN:
9781469635989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635972.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 5 explores how conceptions of women’s sexuality complicated and threatened female employment. The national rumor mongering about female federal employees burst forth in newspapers from Maine ... More


The Demographic Consequences of Changing Cohort Size and Female Work

Fred C. Pampel

in The Institutional Context of Population Change: Patterns of Fertility and Mortality across High-Income Nations

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226645254
eISBN:
9780226645278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645278.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter begins with a discussion of patterns of demographic change covering fertility and mortality, age structure and its demographic consequences, and female employment and its demographic ... More


Women in the Tunisian Labor Market

Rim Ben Ayed Mouelhi and Mohamed Goaied

in The Tunisian Labor Market in an Era of Transition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799863
eISBN:
9780191864698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799863.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter aims at analyzing the characteristics of female employment and unemployment in Tunisia and at identifying the main incentives and constraints to female labor participation and choice of ... More


Poor, White, Single, and Female in the Colony

Marie-Paule Ha

in French Women and the Empire: The Case of Indochina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199640362
eISBN:
9780191754265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640362.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

The main protagonists of this chapter are the group of French single women labeled as “indigent” by the colonial government, which was made up of mainly widows and female orphans of deceased military ... More


Women, Ideals, and Migration

Annuska Derks

in Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at how discussions about gender in Cambodian society have confusingly pointed to male dominance, the relative equality of men and women, and the “high status” and “considerable ... More


Conclusion: Moving Women, Moving Selves

Annuska Derks

in Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter discusses how women's migration to and employment in the city is closely linked to the recent industrialization and expansion of services that occurred in Cambodia after 1993. ... More


Epilogue: We Do Not Intend to Give Up

Jessica Ziparo

in This Grand Experiment: When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War-Era Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635972
eISBN:
9781469635989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635972.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Epilogue details the plight of the Spinner Memorial Association to have a statue of General Francis Elias Spinner erected on the grounds of the Treasury Department. Three early female federal ... More


A Social Investment Turn in East Asia?: South Korea in Comparative Perspective

Timo Fleckenstein and Soohyun Christine Lee

in The Uses of Social Investment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790488
eISBN:
9780191831744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790488.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The welfare states of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan were built by conservative elites to serve the project of late industrialization, and for this reason the East Asian developmental welfare state ... More


Sources and Impact of Rising Inequality in Denmark

Ioana Neamtu and Niels Westergaard-Nielsen

in Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687428
eISBN:
9780191767142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687428.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter finds that income inequality in Denmark has increased in the past 30 years, mainly not only due to the abundance of students and young individuals taking on low-paid jobs, but also due ... More


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