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Title The gender dimension of social change : the contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses / edited by Elisabetta Ruspini and Angela Dale
Published Bristol : Policy, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 294 pages) : illustrations
Contents Women and social change / Elisabetta Ruspini -- Survey designs for longitudinal research / Elisabetta Ruspini -- The role of education on postponement of maternity in Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden / Siv Gustafsson, Eiko Kenjoh and Cecile Wetzels -- The financial consequences of relationship dissolution for women in Western Europe / Caroline Dewilde -- Women's incomes over a synthetic lifetime / Heather Joshi and Hugh Davies -- Fixed-term contracts and unemployment at the beginning of the employment career in Germany: does gender matter? / Karen Kurz -- Women and self-employment: the case of television production workers in Britain / Shirley Dex and Colin Smith -- Gender wage differentials in Britain and Japan / Yahoi Sugihashi and Angela Dale -- Longitudinal analysis and the constitution of the concept of gender / Jane Elliott -- Concluding arguments / Elisabetta Ruspini and Angela Dale -- Description and characteristics of longitudinal data sets used in this book/ Elisabetta Ruspini
Summary This new study uses longitudinal data to provide new insights into the changing dynamics of lives of women today. In particular, it explores the potential of longitudinal or life course analysis as a powerful tool for appreciating the gender dimension of social life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Longitudinal method -- Congresses.
Social change -- Congresses.
Social policy -- Congresses.
Women -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Köln (2000)
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Dale, Angela, 1945-
Ruspini, Elisabetta.
International Conference on Logic and Methodology: Social Science Methodology in the New Millennium (5th : 2000 : Cologne, Germany)
ISBN 184742547X (electronic bk.)
9781847425478 (electronic bk.)