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Regulating Part‐Time Employment: Equal Treatment and its Limits

Leah F. Vosko

in Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This chapter explores contemporary regulatory responses to challenges to the temporal boundaries of the SER and their associated precariousness, typified by the 1994 ILO Convention on Part‐Time Work, ... More


Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Leah F. Vosko

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This book seeks to understand the precarious margins of late‐capitalist labour markets. Its point of departure is the prevailing view that the full‐time continuous job or the standard employment ... More


The Growth in Non-standard Employment Relations

Marcus Rebick

in The Japanese Employment System: Adapting to a New Economic Environment

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199247240
eISBN:
9780191602566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247242.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Focuses on the growing use of atypical labour in non-standard forms of employment, especially part-time employment in Japan. Examines a number of different possible explanations for this ongoing ... More


Work‐Sharing, Part‐Time Employment, and Childcare

Francis Kramarz, Pierre Cahuc, Bruno Crépon, Oskar Nordstörm Skans, Thorsten Schank, Gijsbert van Lomwel, and André Zylberberg

in Working Hours and Job Sharing in the EU and USA: Are Europeans Lazy? Or Americans Crazy?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231027
eISBN:
9780191710834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231027.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter gives an overview of how work-sharing was implemented in the Netherlands. It shows that its employment effects were limited. However, work-sharing in the early 1980s was responsible for ... More


“What Type of a Grown Man Doesn’t Have a Full-Time Job?”: Gender and Part-time Work

David S. Pedulla

in Making the Cut: Hiring Decisions, Bias, and the Consequences of Nonstandard, Mismatched, and Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691175102
eISBN:
9780691200071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175102.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter aims to understand why part-time work and gender interact with one another in the field experiment. The masculine nature of the ideal worker norm and the feminized nature of part-time ... More


Seeking Balance

Zoe Young

in Women's Work: How Mothers Manage Flexible Working in Careers and Family Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529202021
eISBN:
9781529202052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202021.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines professional women's motivations for part-time and flexible working beyond a ubiquitous balance-seeking goal. Three common motivations form shared intention narratives that ... More


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


Changing welfare states and labour markets in the context of European gender arrangements

Birgit Pfau-Effinger

in Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342720
eISBN:
9781447301660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342720.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In the last decades of the millennium, women increasingly were included into the Western European labour markets; however, there were considerable differences in the development paths of European ... More


Earnings, Employment, and Income Inequality

Wiemer Salverda and Christina Haas

in Changing Inequalities in Rich Countries: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687435
eISBN:
9780191767135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687435.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter demonstrates the importance of labour earnings for income and income inequality –also among top incomes. With a focus on employees and Europe, the chapter elaborates on the relationship ... More


The economy, work and employment

Malcolm Torry

in Why we need a Citizen's Basic Income

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447343158
eISBN:
9781447343202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343158.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the changing employment market in the UK and suggests that a Citizen's Basic Income is appropriate to any future scenario. It first considers the economic efficiency of a ... More


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