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Women in the Labour Market

Aileen McColgan

in Just Wages for Women

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265887
eISBN:
9780191682995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265887.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers where women are situated within the labour market today and the levels at which the gender-pay gap is felt — i.e., not simply as an average figure for all men and all women, or ... More


‘All the women are white, all the blacks are men – but some of us are brave’: mapping the consequences of invisibility for black and minority ethnic women in Britain1

Heidi Safia Mirza

in Explaining ethnic differences: Changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344670
eISBN:
9781447302261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the consequences of the ‘invisibility’ of black and minority ethnic women in Great Britain. It highlights the ability of women, in small day-to-day ways, to shape their own ... More


Between work and tradition: minority ethnic women in North West England

Stuart Speeden

in Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter determines how voluntary and community organisations facilitate access to the labour market for minority ethnic women at high risk of exclusion. Its central is the relationship between ... More


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