Changing Lives and New Challenges
Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Shirley Dex and Heather Joshi
How is women’s employment shaped by family and domestic responsibilities? This book, written by leading experts in the field, examines twenty-five years of change in women’s employment and addresses the challenges facing women today.
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- Women and Employment Changing Lives and New Challenges
- Introduction: Changing Lives and New Challenges
- Chapter 1: Achieving Equality in the Knowledge Economy
- Chapter 2: Changes in Women’s Occupations and Occupational Mobility Over 25 Years
- Chapter 3: Ethnic Differences in Women’s Labour Market Activity
- Chapter 4: Putting Women on the Research Agenda: The 1980 Women and Employment Survey
- Chapter 5: The New Dynamics of Family Formation and the Explosion of Childbearing Outside Marriage
- Chapter 6: Changing Gender Role Attitudes
- Chapter 7: Working Full-Time After Motherhood
- Chapter 8: Class Difference in Mothers’ Work Schedules and Assessments of their ‘Work–Life Balance’ in Dual-Earner Couples in Britain
- Chapter 9: Mothers’ Employment, Work–Life Conflict, Careers and Class
- Chapter 10: The Household Division of Labour: Changes in Families’ Allocation of Paid and Unpaid Work
- Chapter 11: Work–Family Balance Policies: Issues and Development in the UK 1997–2005 in Comparative Perspective
- Chapter 12: Women and Work in the UK: The Need for a Modernisation of Labour Market Institutions
- Chapter 13: The Regulation of Women’s Pay: From Individual Rights to Reflexive Law?
- Chapter 14: Migration, Employment and Gender Divisions of Labour
- Chapter 15: Policy on Care: A Help or Hindrance to Gender Equality?
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