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Ethical considerations for the scheduling of work in continuous operations: physicians in training as a case study

C.A. Czeisler

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

One of the barriers that has repeatedly derailed attempts to address the issue of work-hour restrictions is the long hours worked by resident physicians during training. It is very difficult for ... More


Thwarted Ambitions and Sympathy: Long Working Hours, Sex Segregation, and the Price of Masculinity

Kumiko Nemoto

in Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702488
eISBN:
9781501706219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702488.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter illustrates how the culture of long working hours continues to reinforce vertical segregation in the workplace through three processes: remasculinization of management; non-career-track ... More


The Political Economy of Working Time and Redistribution

Lucy Barnes

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The transition to service-based economies has been accompanied by large shifts in the distribution of work within the populations of the advanced democracies. This includes a rise of part-time ... More


Gender and the politics of time: Feminist theory and contemporary debates

Valerie Bryson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347503
eISBN:
9781447302391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347503.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women's increased role in the labour market has combined with concerns about the damaging effects of long working hours to push time-related issues up the policy agenda in many Western nations. This ... More


Harm reduction regimes and the production of autonomy and relational harms

Simon Pemberton

in Harmful societies: Understanding social harm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847427946
eISBN:
9781447307846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427946.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter scrutinises the performance of the selected nation states and the regime types in relation to autonomy and relational harms. The harms included in this chapter are poverty, child ... More


Time use in capitalist societies

Valerie Bryson

in Gender and the politics of time: Feminist theory and contemporary debates

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347503
eISBN:
9781447302391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347503.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter looks at how people spend their time in capitalist societies today. Focusing first on free time as a scarce resource, it considers how this should be distributed and whether citizens' ... More


Foreign professionals in South Korea: Integration or alienation?

Albert Kraeh, Fabian Jintae Froese, and Hyunmi Park

in After-Development Dynamics: South Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198729433
eISBN:
9780191796340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729433.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter documents the current foreign talent situation in South Korea and identifies some of the reasons why many foreign professionals leave the country before their contracts end. The chapter ... More


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