Between Equalization and Marginalization: Women Working Part-Time in Europe and the United States of America

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This book provides the first comparative study of the long-term development of women's part-time work in Europe and the United States from 1950 onwards. The authors analyze a wealth of longitudinal and cross-sectional data on the work force, generating a powerful critique of the dominant theories that part-time work equalizes women's position vis a vis full-time workers or leaves women in part-time jobs wholly marginalized. Instead, the study asserts, women's increasing part-time employment in modern societies must be ...

Between Equalization and Marginalization: Women Working Part-Time in Europe and the United States of America 1997, OUP Oxford, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780198280866

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