Published November 2003
by AltaMira Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||296|
This social justice book ultimately draws conclusions about how to minimize inequalities at work. Gender Equality and Work-Life Balance is unique as it laces together some theoretical concepts which have little previous association, including entrepreneurialism; leave policy, occupational identity, and the economic necessities of : Sarah Blithe. OECD data and research on gender equality in education, employment and entrepreneurship., Gender inequalities persist in all areas of social and economic life and across countries. Young women in OECD countries generally obtain more years of schooling than young men, but women are less likely than men to engage in paid work. Gaps widen with age, as motherhood typically has marked negative. Women, Family, and Work is a collection of original essays on a wide variety of topics related to the economics of gender and the family. Written by leading thinkers in the field, the essays apply traditional economic theory to unconventional topics, while also developing neoclassical economic thought to provide a better model of economic interactions. Abstract The Little Data Book on Gender illustrates the progress towards gender equality for economies around the world. It provides comparable statistics for women and men for the years and across a range of indicators covering education, health and related services, economic structure, participation and access to resources, public life and decision making, and agency.
"Women, Work, and Globalization is both provocative and socially activist in promoting a gender-equitable society through policy and social reform." - Jean Lau Chin, Adelphi University, PsycCRITIQUES "The author provides students in a variety of social science disciplines more than just a book about women, work and globalisation. In the most gender-unequal societies, we do find that mothers are the most likely to report family-to-work conflict. But, in the most gender-equal societies, such as Sweden, Norway and Finland. Gender Equality and Work-Life Balance is unique as it laces together some theoretical concepts which have little previous association, including entrepreneurialism; leave policy, occupational identity, and the economic necessities of families. This book will therefore be of particular interest to researches and academics alike in the. Gender at Work in collaboration with the Institute of Social Studies Trust and Heinrich Böll Stiftung India held a panel discussion on ‘Gender Equality at the Workplace in India’ in September The panel was moderated by [email protected]’s Country Director for India, Sudrsana Kundu and comprised speakers from different sectors.
The World Economic Forum launched its official Book Club on Facebook in April Readers worldwide are invited to join and discuss a variety of books, both fiction and non-fiction. It is a private Facebook group dedicated to discussing one book every month. The Little Book supplements the fuller, curated data and analysis tools provided by the World Bank’s Gender Data Portal. In addition to demographic and economic information, the indicators include the proportion of women and men who use the internet, sex-disaggregated smoking prevalence, and the percentage of female graduates from science. The Social Life of Gender provides a comprehensive approach to gender as an organizing principle of institutions, history, and unequal interpersonal relations. This new title will develop students’ capacity to use gender analysis to question social life more broadly, presenting a critical sociology based on the unique insights gleaned from the study of gender. The Handbook of Gender and Work provides a comprehensive overview and synthesis of the literature and knowledge about gender and work. It equips the reader with a solid understanding of where we stand on gender and work issues and what the next directions for research and assessment will be.