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Shortchanged: Why Women Have Less Wealth and What Can Be Done About It

Mariko Lin Chang

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367690
eISBN:
9780199944101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367690.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women now receive more college degrees than men, and enter the workforce with better job opportunities than ever before. Indeed, the wage gap between men and women has never been smaller. So why does ... More


Global Mobility of Talent from a Perspective of New Industrial Policy: Open Migration Chains and Diaspora Networks *

Yevgeny Kuznetsov and Charles Sabel

in The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199532605
eISBN:
9780191714627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532605.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter views migration of skills from a perspective of new industrial policy. It introduces two types of search networks: open migration chains and diaspora networks. Migration chains are ... More


Are Homeowners Really More Unemployed? *

Jakob Roland Munch, Michael Rosholm, and Michael Svarer

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter presents findings of research that infer that homeownership significantly lessens the ability to move from one location to another in order to seek for new jobs. In turn, the incidence ... More


Working in the City

David Sims

in Understanding Cairo: The Logic of a City Out of Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164040
eISBN:
9781617970405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164040.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter attempts to explain how the inhabitants of Cairo, Egypt work and survive in an environment that is, in many ways, stacked against them. It describes the city's informal economy and the ... More


Family matters

Tiziana Nazio and András Gábos (eds)

in Youth Employment: Style Handbook

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447350347
eISBN:
9781447350354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350347.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter studies how family legacies affect young people's strategies and decisions around finding work and moving into independent living. Where one comes from has always affected young people's ... More


Contentious Issues: The Moral Sentiments of Community Life

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how perceptions of moral decline intersect with the reality of living in towns experiencing population declines and diminishing job opportunities. The specific moral issues of ... More


Returning to the Labor Force

in Gendered Trajectories: Women, Work, and Social Change in Japan and Taiwan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760096
eISBN:
9780804771047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760096.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses married women's decisions to return to the workforce. It begins by analyzing the timing of women's reentry into the labor market. This analysis reveals how the differing levels ... More


Do Homeowners Stay Unemployed Longer? Evidence Based on French Data *

Carole Brunet and Jean-Yves Lesueur

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter aims to provide an understanding of the impact of the residential tenure position (that is, owning vs renting) of individuals who have no job or potential of acquiring a new occupation ... More


Indian Migration within the Caribbean

Lomarsh Roopnarine

in The Indian Caribbean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814388
eISBN:
9781496814425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814388.003.0050
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the migration of Indians from their rural plantation base to urban areas and from these areas to other Caribbean countries. This movement has much to do with opportunities in ... More


Greening the Global Economy

Robert Pollin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028233
eISBN:
9780262322867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028233.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Greening the Global Economy develops a workable solution to stabilizing the global climate through investments in energy efficiency and clean renewable energy. The investment program advanced in the ... More


Introduction and Summary

Jonathan Gruber, Kevin Milligan, and David A. Wise

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309484
eISBN:
9780226309507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309507.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The number of older persons in any demographic group has increased very rapidly relative to the number of younger persons and this trend will continue. Thus, the proportion of retirees has increased ... More


Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Rohini Hensman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

While it's easy to blame globalization for shrinking job opportunities, dangerous declines in labor standards, and a host of related discontents, the “flattening” of the world has also created ... More


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