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Ensuring Equality and Availability: The Regulation of Part-Time Work

Deirdre McCann

in Regulating Flexible Work

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218790
eISBN:
9780191711787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218790.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter is devoted to part-time work and in particular to its role in advancing gender equality and reconciling work and family life. It first addresses the role of the sex discrimination regime ... More


Introduction

Tania De St Croix

in Grassroots Youth Work: Policy, Passion and Resistance in Practice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447328599
eISBN:
9781447328612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328599.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Grassroots youth workers are passionate about their work with young people, while being uncomfortable with – and sometimes opposed to - the consequences of the policy context in which they work. In ... More


Are female part-time workers dualised in South Korea? Institutional structures and employment conditions of South Korean female part-time jobs

Min Young Song and Sophia Seung-yoon Lee

in Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Korean government has encouraged married women to take a part-time job since the 2010s. Under the strong influence of the labour market flexibility policy, however, most part-time jobs have been ... More


Domestic Days: Women, Work, and Politics in Contemporary Kolkata

Samita Sen and Nilanjana Sengupta

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461165
eISBN:
9780199087006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461165.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Gender and Sexuality

‘Maids’ have become an inseparable part of the daily lives of ‘middle-class’ urban households in India. Despite the fact that increasing numbers of poor women are joining this profession, very little ... More


Further Implications of the Augmented Production Functions

John H. Pencavel

in Diminishing Returns at Work: The Consequences of Long Working Hours

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190876166
eISBN:
9780190876197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876166.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics, Economic History

In this chapter, the author uses the output–hours findings presented in the previous chapter to interpret the research on the relative productivity of part-time and full-time workers. Examples are ... More


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