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Gender and the Labour Market

Joanna K. Swaffield

in The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199587377
eISBN:
9780191808647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587377.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter begins by summarising the policy and legislation changes that impacted female employment outcomes. It focuses on the changes in the labour market outcomes between female and male workers ... More


Breaking the Code: Women, Labor Migration, and the 1987 Family Code of the Republic of the Philippines

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how contradictory views of Filipino women as nurturers and income providers manifest in the laws that govern the state as well as in the practices that maintain the family. The ... 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 Changing Landscape of Eldercare

Francesca Degiuli

in Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the demographic trends behind the progressive “graying” of the world’s population and the growing need for long-term care associated with it. In the process the ... More


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