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Conclusion: Housework and the Well-Being of Women in Ireland, 1890–1914

JOANNA BOURKE

in Husbandry to Housewifery: Women, Economic Change, and Housework in Ireland 1890-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203858
eISBN:
9780191676024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203858.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book has dealt with the questions that are customarily asked by labour historians about employment, the factors leading to changes in female work, and the effects of those changes on women. In ... More


Work, Welfare, and Responsibility

Richard L. Lippke

in Rethinking Imprisonment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199209125
eISBN:
9780191695766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209125.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter develops the case for ensuring prisoners' access to paid labour with remuneration close to what free labourers earn. It begins with a restatement of the basic conditions of welfare that ... More


The Macrosociology of Paid Domestic Labor

Ruth Milkman, Ellen Reese, and Benita Roth

in On Gender, Labor, and Inequality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040320
eISBN:
9780252098581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040320.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the importance of growing class inequality as a driver of employment growth in paid domestic labor by drawing on macrosociological, rather than microsociological, literature. ... More


The Role of Law

Sandra Fredman

in Women and the Law

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763239
eISBN:
9780191695216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763239.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter examines the role of law in effecting change in the status of women in paid labour in Great Britain. In order to achieve this, the myths that presently imbue law with its apparent ... More


Structural Disadvantage

Sandra Fredman

in Women and the Law

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763239
eISBN:
9780191695216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763239.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter examines the structural forces that influence women's disadvantage in the paid labour force in Great Britain. It provides a brief description of the key provisions of the Sex ... More


The Jobless Future?

Stanley Aronowitz and William DiFazio

in The Jobless Future: Second Edition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674510
eISBN:
9781452947594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674510.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter suggests that paid work is a socially and psychologically constructed “need” shared by those who have been successfully accustomed to think that the link between holding a job and having ... More


Introduction

Ruth Milkman

in On Gender, Labor, and Inequality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040320
eISBN:
9780252098581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040320.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book examines the historical and contemporary intersections of class and gender inequalities in the U.S. labor market, as well as efforts to challenge those inequalities. Drawing on four decades ... More


The British paid labour market1

Eva A. Duda-Mikulin

in EU Migrant Workers, Brexit and Precarity: Polish Women's Perspectives from inside the UK

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447351627
eISBN:
9781447351665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351627.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter three explores the British paid labour market and more specifically economic migration to the UK and its impact with the message that migrants contribute through taxation and alleviating ... More


“Not Everybody Fits into Their Box”: Work-First, Gender, Race, and Families

Frank Ridzi

in Selling Welfare Reform: Work-First and the New Common Sense of Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814775936
eISBN:
9780814777374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775936.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how work-first interacts with family life and in particular the nurturing and reproductive care work of mothers. The common sense of work-first is one in which families are ... More


Introduction: Immigrant Women and Labor Disruptions

Maura Toro-Morn, Anna Romina Guevarra, and Nilda Flores-González

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book explores the labor experiences of immigrant women, primarily Asians and Latinas, engaged in low-wage work in the era of neoliberal globalization. It assesses the impact of neoliberal ... More


Family Aspects

Lisa Krissoff Boehm

in Making a Way out of No Way: African American Women and the Second Great Migration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732160
eISBN:
9781604733501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732160.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the kinds of paid work undertaken by African American women who moved to northern cities from the South during the Second Great Migration circa 1940–1970 and its effect on their ... More


Bangladeshi Women and Gender Boundaries

Alisa Perkins

in Muslim American City: Gender and Religion in Metro Detroit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479828012
eISBN:
9781479877218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828012.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes how Bangladeshi American women and teenage girls in Hamtramck renegotiate conceptualizations of the public-private divide through ongoing interpretive and explorative spatial ... More


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