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Title Between equalization and marginalization : women working part-time in Europe and the United States of America / edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld and Catherine Hakim
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1997


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Description xx, 333 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: A Comparative Perspective on Part-Time Work / Hans-Peter Blossfeld and Catherine Hakim -- 2. A Sociological Perspective on Part-Time Work / Catherine Hakim -- 3. Part-Time Work in Central and Eastern European Countries / Sonja Drobnic -- 4. Full-Time and Part-Time Employment of Women in Greece: Trends and Relationships with Life-Cycle Events / Haris Symeonidou -- 5. Part-Time Work in Italy / Tindara Addabbo -- 6. The Family Cycle and the Growth of Part-Time Female Employment in France: Boon or Doom? / Laurence Coutrot, Irene Fournier and Annick Kieffer [et al.] -- 7. Part-Time Work in West Germany / Hans-Peter Blossfeld and Gotz Rohwer -- 8. Female Labour-Market Participation in the Netherlands: Developments in the Relationship between Family Cycle and Employment / Paul De Graaf and Hedwig Vermeulen -- 9. Part-Time Work among British Women / Brendan J. Burchell, Angela Dale and Heather Joshi
10. Women's Employment and Part-Time Work in Denmark / Soren Leth-Sorensen and Gotz Rohwer -- 11. Managing Work and Children: Part-Time Work and the Family Cycle of Swedish Women / Marianne Sundstrom -- 12. Part-Time Work in the United States of America / Sonja Drobnic and Immo Wittig -- 13. Women's Part-Time Employment and the Family Cycle: A Cross-National Comparison / Hans-Peter Blossfeld
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Part-time employment -- Europe.
Part-time employment -- United States.
Sexual division of labor -- Europe.
Sexual division of labor -- United States.
Women -- Employment -- Europe.
Women -- Employment -- United States.
Work and family -- Europe.
Work and family -- United States.
Author Blossfeld, Hans-Peter.
Hakim, Catherine.
LC no. 97008953
ISBN 0198280866 (hc)