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Title Women, work, and inequality : the challenge of equal pay in a deregulated labour market / edited by Jeanne Gregory, Rosemary Sales, Ariane Hegewisch
Published New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999

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Description xiv, 220 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction / Jeanne Gregory, Ariane Hegewisch and Rosemary Sales -- Pt. I. Labour Market Inequalities: International Perspectives. 2. Then and Now: Equal Pay in European Union Politics / Catherine Hoskyns. 3. Global Feminization and Flexible Labour Markets: Gendered Discourse in the Opposition to Pay Equity Reform / Deborah Figart and Ellen Mutari. 4. Pay Equity: Hard Work Down Under / Martha Coleman. 5. Globalization, Feminization and Pay Inequalities in London and the UK / Irene Bruegel -- Pt. II. Race, Migration and Employment. 6. Immigration, Ethnicity and Exclusion: Implications of European Integration / Rosemary Sales and Jeanne Gregory. 7. Just Like One of the Family? Gender, Ethnicity and Migrant Status among Filipino Domestic Workers in Rome / Cecilia Tacoli. 8. South Asian Women Homeworkers in East London / Kalwant Bhopal -- Pt. III. Evaluating Equal Pay Law. 9. Pay Equity: Lessons from Ontario, Canada / Patricia McDermott
10. Negative (Pay) Equity - An Analysis of Some (Side-) Effects of The Equal Pay Act / Sue Hastings. 11. Independent Experts in Equal Pay / Alan Arthurs -- Pt. IV. The Strategic Use of Equal Pay Law. 12. Public Sector Reforms in a Changing Economic and Political Climate: Lessons from Michigan / Peggy Kahn and Deborah Figart. 13. Strategic Litigation in Pursuit of Pay Equality / Robin Allen and Gay Moon. 14. Union Strategies in Pursuit of Pay Equity: the Role of UNISON / Virginia Branney, Marisa Howes and Ariane Hegewisch
Summary "This book brings together political economists, sociologists, practising lawyers, industrial relations experts and trade unionists from three continents. It reviews EU policy on sex discrimination, citizenship and immigration; analyses the effects of globalization and neoliberal economic policies on gender equality in the UK, North America and New Zealand; includes case-studies of female immigrant workers in Italy and the UK; and provides a critical review of pay equity legislation in the UK and Canada. It ends with a positive focus on strategies to make the current legislative framework work for women."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to EBL (Ebook Library)
Subject Equal pay for equal work.
Pay equity.
Sex discrimination against women.
Sex discrimination in employment.
Author Gregory, Jeanne.
Hegewisch, Ariane, 1958-
Sales, Rosemary, 1947-
Ebooks Corporation.
LC no. 98050834
ISBN 031222141X (cloth)
0333721020