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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


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


Constructing and Consolidating the Standard Employment Relationship in International Labour Regulation

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/9780199574810.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This chapter traces the evolution of the SER as the baseline of international labour regulation in the interwar and post‐World War II periods. It reviews the SER's central pillars—the bilateral ... More


Reduction of Working Time and Employment

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/9780199231027.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the theoretical underpinnings of the effects of work-sharing on employment. The analysis proceeds as follows: Section 4.2 is devoted to an analysis of labour demand when the ... 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


Personal Work Relations and Managerial Adaptability

Paul Davies and Mark Freedland

in Towards a Flexible Labour Market: Labour Legislation and Regulation since the 1990s

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217878
eISBN:
9780191712326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217878.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter considers the area of personal work relations, i.e., relations between employers and workers which are not mediated through the formal institutions of workers' collective representation. ... More


Working Time Developments in Germany

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/9780199231027.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The length of the standard workweek has been a contentious topic in Germany over the past thirty years. In the 1980s and 1990s, trade unions reached agreements to reduce normal hours, in order to ... More


The End of Standard Working Time?

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses the significant and ongoing changes taking place in the way time is organized in large organizations. There is clear indication from management that working-time changes were ... More


Unions, Working Hours, and Absence: Sweden

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/9780199231027.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the impact of unions and working-time reductions in Sweden. It is shown that strong unions do not necessarily mean short weekly working hours and, specifically, strong unions do ... More


Inclusion and Exclusion in Hiring: The Varied Effects of Nonstandard, Mismatched, and Precarious Employment Histories

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/9780691175102.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter delves into the effects of each type of employment experience—part-time work, temporary agency employment, skills underutilization, and long-term unemployment. These are compared to ... More


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

Heidi Nicolaisen, Hanne Kavli, and Ragnhild Steen Jensen (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book brings together leading international authors from a number of fields to provide an up to date understanding of part-time work at national, sector, industry and workplace levels. The ... More


The Interventions of the Political Institutions

Phil Syrpis

in EU Intervention in Domestic Labour Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199277209
eISBN:
9780191707445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277209.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter considers the various interventions of the political institutions in the labour law field both in their own right, and in the context of the approach of the Court (analysed in detail in ... More


Dimensions of Employment Change

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter outlines the rationale for exploring change in employment policy using the three-ring framework of analysis. It focuses on three aspects of employment where organizations play a crucial ... More


European working time directive and medical errors

F.P. Cappuccio and M.A. Miller

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The 1993 European Working Time Directive (EWTD) is intended to protect employees' health and safety and improve patient safety by limiting the maximum required working hours to forty-eight per week, ... More


Introduction

Heidi Nicolaisen, Hanne Cecilie Kavli, and Ragnhild Steen Jensen

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/9781447348603.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The introduction chapter outline the conceptual framework for the volume and describe the current patterns of part-time work. Part-time work has been a much visited research topic and the typical ... More


Working time capabilities at the workplace: individual adjustment options between full-time and part-time working in European firms 1

Colette Fagan and Pierre Walthery

in Worklife Balance: The Agency and Capabilities Gap

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681136
eISBN:
9780191767449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681136.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Fagan and Walthery use Sen’s (1999) capabilities framework to advance the debate about choice and constraint in relation to part-time work. They use a European establishment survey to identify which ... More


Family-friendly working time policy in Germany and the United Kingdom

Lisa Warth

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The family-friendly organization of working time—as an issue for government policy—provides an interesting platform to analyse the way governments deal with the challenge of accommodating conflicting ... More


Part-time working women’s access to other types of flexible working-time arrangements across Europe

Heejung Chung

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/9781447348603.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines part-time working women's access to flexitime, that is the worker's control over their schedules such as starting and ending times, and time off work (a couple of hours during ... More


Whatever Works: Dualization and the Service Economy in Bismarckian Welfare States

Werner Eichhorst and Paul Marx

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter compares employment structures in five Continental European welfare states, with a focus on private services. Despite a common trend to overcome institutional employment barriers by ... More


Making Motherhood, Careers and Flexibility Work

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/9781529202021.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter argues that balance is the seductive and coercive mantra of modern motherhood that draws professional women towards flexible working practices. It is seductive because work forms part of ... More


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