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The Partial Eclipse of the SER and the Dynamics of SER‐Centrism in International Labour Regulations

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/9780199574810.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This chapter initiates the book's statistical portrait of employment trends in industrialized contexts in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. This portrait illustrates the slow erosion of ... More


Time And Income: Empirical Evidence On Gender Poverty And Inequalities From A Capability Perspective

Enrica Chiappero Martinetti

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Volume 2: Society, Institutions, and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239979
eISBN:
9780191716874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239979.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses from a capability perspective — how and to what extent gender inequalities in terms of time allocation between paid and unpaid work can affect income poverty and individual ... More


Can State Policies Produce Equality in Housework?

Shirley Dex

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter considers whether it is possible to devise effective state policies to achieve equality in household labor between men and women. It begins by examining the types of policy interventions ... More


Informal Employment and the Challenges for Labour Law

Kamala Sankaran

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

The challenge of legislating for the informal economy affords us a unique opportunity to look beyond traditional labour law and capture forms of work and activity that currently fall through the ... More


Rural-urban and gender differences in time spent in unpaid household work in India

Laishram Ladusingh

in Work and Health in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447327363
eISBN:
9781447327370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327363.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter addresses the crucial issues of gender and rural–urban differences in the time spent on unpaid household work in India. These are particularly pressing issues given the wide disparities ... More


Internships in London

Pauline Leonard and Rachel J. Wilde

in Getting In and Getting On in the Youth Labour Market: Governing Young People's Employability in Regional Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529202298
eISBN:
9781529202335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202298.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter explores the growing use of internships as a route into certain careers and professions. Internships, particularly unpaid, burgeoned during the years of the recession, becoming a ... More


Women and time use in contemporary 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/9781861347503.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter considers whether quantitative time-use studies support feminist claims that women's unpaid work represents a major economic contribution in capitalist societies, that they continue to ... More


A professional paradox? ‘Managing’ volunteers in voluntary and community sector organisations

Irene Hardill and Susan Baines

in Enterprising care?: Unpaid voluntary action in the 21st century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427212
eISBN:
9781447302193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427212.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter links the feminist-inspired heuristic of TSOL to explore the work of volunteer managers (VMs) — those staff members who manage volunteers — and examines the work they undertake, their ... More


Public and private in feminist political thought

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/9781861347503.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter develops the idea of moving ‘beyond dichotomy’ to focus on feminist critiques of the conventional distinction between the public sphere (the sphere of politics and paid employment) and ... More


Labour as a ‘Fictive Commodity’: Radically Reconceptualizing Labour Law

Judy Fudge

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins by recontextualizing and re-interpreting the dominant story of labour law in order to offer a different account, one that treats labour as a ‘fictive commodity’. After ... More


Mainstreaming Unpaid Work: Time-use Data in Developing Policies

Indira Hirway (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468256
eISBN:
9780199087549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468256.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book primarily argues that there is an urgent need to measure unpaid work by using sound concepts and methods to produce quality time use data, as it is an important component of the “total ... More


The empirical landscape of extended working lives

Debra Street

in Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Population-level factors associated with demographic ageing and policies intended to encourage older workers to extend working lives in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Sweden, UK and US are ... More


Gendered and extended work: research and policy needs for work in later life

Sarah Vickerstaff, Debra Street, Áine Ní Léime, and Clary Krekula

in Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The conclusion briefly summarises the contributions of each of the individual country chapters; to highlight major cross-national similarities and differences; to emphasise topics where more research ... More


Volunteering in Glasgow, Scotland

Pauline Leonard and Rachel J. Wilde

in Getting In and Getting On in the Youth Labour Market: Governing Young People's Employability in Regional Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529202298
eISBN:
9781529202335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202298.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter investigates volunteering, much vaunted in recent policy as a valuable means by which young people may gain valuable experience for work and careers. The chapter argues however that ... More


The Contract of Employment and Gendered Work

Sandra Fredman and Judy Fudge

in The Contract of Employment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783169
eISBN:
9780191826191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783169.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter emphasizes the extent to which the legal separation of unpaid domestic labour performed in the household from paid employment has shaped women’s paid work. It traces the legacy of this ... More


Utopia calling: eradicating child poverty in the United Kingdom and beyond

Ruth Levitas

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter draws on the legacy of Eleanor Rathbone, an early twentieth-century British campaigner for family allowances, and her aspirations for a society without child poverty. It deploys ‘utopia ... More


Time use of Finnish fathers – do institutions matter?

Minna Ylikännö, Hannu Pääkkönen, and Mia Hakovirta

in Fatherhood in the Nordic Welfare states: Comparing care policies and practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310471
eISBN:
9781447310501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310471.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter approaches Nordic fatherhood from the time use perspective. The chapter looks at paid and domestic work and especially the time spent on child care by Finnish fathers from the late 1980s ... More


Integrating Time Use in Gender Budgeting

Lekha Chakraborty

in Mainstreaming Unpaid Work: Time-use Data in Developing Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468256
eISBN:
9780199087549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468256.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that the gender budgeting policies often rest on a highly restricted assumption that ‘all public expenditure cannot be gender partitioned’. This is especially true with reference ... More


Women’s Work and Economic Crisis: Some Lessons of the Great Depression

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/9780252040320.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the impact of the 1930s economic crisis on women workers, focusing on their experience during the Great Depression and World War II while also reflecting on the 1970s. It first ... More


Gender and pensions in the European Union: towards an independence model?

Jay Ginn

in Gender, pensions and the lifecourse: How pensions need to adapt to changing family forms

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343383
eISBN:
9781447302421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter talks about gender and pensions in relation to the European Union. It compares the trends in fertility and women's employment, along with the differing extent to which EU pension systems ... More


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