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Women's work in the world economy

Author: Nancy Folbre; International Economic Association. World Congress
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke [England] : Macmillan in association with the International Economic Association, 1993.
Series: Issues in contemporary economics, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the role of women and men in the economy of the future. The diverse chapters share a common concern for the effect of public policies on women's work both in the market place and in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Folbre; International Economic Association. World Congress
ISBN: 0333592948 9780333592946 0333537254 9780333537251
OCLC Number: 28567555
Notes: Papers presented at the Ninth World Congress of the International Economic Association, Athens, Greece, during August-September 1989.
Originally published in hardcover 1992 as v. 4 of: Issues in contemporary economics.
Description: xxx, 264 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface; A.Sen - Acknowledgements - List of Contributors and Editors - Abbreviations and Acronyms - Introduction: The Feminist Sphinx; N.Folbre - PART 1: GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT - Women, Work and Agricultural Commercialisation in the Philippines; M.Floro - Industrialisation Strategies and Gender Composition of Manufacturing Employment in Turkey; G.Berik & N.Cagatay - Female-headed Households and Urban Poverty in Pakistan; Y.Mohiuddin - The Hidden Roots of the African Food Problem: Looking within the Rural Household; J.Koopman - PART 2: DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: GAINS AND LOSSES - Economic Development and the Feminisation of Poverty; T.Allen - Economic Independence of Women in the Netherlands; M.Bruyn-Hundt - The Impact of Demographic Trends in the United Kingdom on Women's Employment Prospects in the 1990s; L.Evans - Union Density and Women's Relative Wage Gains; J.Fletcher & S.Gill - PART 3: PART-TIME MARKET WORK: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES - The Effects of Japanese Income Tax Provisions on Women's Labour Force Participation; A.Shibata - Women and Part-time Work: France and Great Britain Compared; M-G.David & C.Starzec - Differential Returns to Human Capital in Full-time and Part-time Employment; J.F.Ermisch & R.E.Wright - Part-time Work in Sweden and its Implications for Gender Equality; M.Sundstrom - PART 4: EDUCATION AND FAMILY POLICY - Re-entrance into the Labour Market of Women Graduates in Greece: The Results of an Experimental Training Programme; A.P.Kottis - Women in Higher Education: Recent Changes in the United States; M.K.Chamberlain - The Impact of Population Policies on Women in Eastern Europe: The German Democratic Republic; L.Duggan
Series Title: Issues in contemporary economics, v. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Nancy Folbre [and others].

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