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Globalization, uncertainty and women's careers: an international comparison

Author: Blossfeld, Hans-Peter ; Hofmeister, HeatherPublisher: Edward Elgar , 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 475 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781847206251Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Globalization, Uncertainty and Women's Careers An International Comparison Contents List of contributors Preface Foreword viii xiv xvi PART I INTRODUCTION 1. Globalization, uncertainty and women's mid-career life courses: a theoretical framework Heather Hofmeister, Hans-Peter Blossfeld and Melinda Mills 2. Women's employment in times of globalization: a comparative overview Dirk Hofäcker 3 32 PART II COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS ON CONSERVATIVE WELFARE REGIMES 3. Women's employment in West Germany Sandra Buchholz and Daniela Grunow 4. Changes in women's employment and occupational mobility in the Netherlands: 1955 to 2000 Matthijs Kalmijn and Ruud Luijkx 61 84 PART III COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS ON SOCIALDEMOCRATIC WELFARE REGIMES 5. Globalization, deindustrialization and the labor market experiences of Swedish women, 1950 to 2000 Tomas Korpi and Charlotta Stern 6. Danish women's unemployment, job mobility and non-employment, 1980s and 1990s: marked by globalization? Daniela Grunow and Søren Leth-Sørensen 115 142 PART IV COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS ON POSTSOCIALIST WELFARE REGIMES 7. Women's career mobility in Hungary Erzsébet Bukodi and Peter Robert 8. Women's employment in Estonia Jelena Helmand and Ellu Saar 9. Women and the labor market in the Czech Republic: transition from a socialist to a social-democratic regime? Dana Hamplová 10. Women and the labor market in Poland: from socialism to capitalism Ania Plomien 171 199 224 247 PART V COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS ON LIBERAL WELFARE REGIMES 11. Women's employment in Britain Katrin Golsch 12. Women's employment transitions and mobility in the United States: 1968 to 1991 Heather Hoftmeister 275 302 PART VI COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS ON FAMILYORIENTED WELFARE REGIMES 13. Labor force dynamics and occupational attainment across three cohorts of women in urban Mexico Emilio A. Parrado 14. Mid-career women in contemporary Italy: economic and institutional changes Maurizio Pisati and Antonio Schizzerotto 15. Hard choices: can Spanish women reconcile job and family? Caries Simo Noguera 329 352 376 PART VII CONCLUSIONS 16. The impact of gender role attitudes on women's life courses Detlev Lück 17. Women's careers in an era of uncertainty: conclusions from a 13-country international comparison Heather Hoftmeister and Hans-Peter Blossfeld Index 405 433 451

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