Comparative analysis of gender relations in employment in Western Europe

Walby, Sylvia (1996) Comparative analysis of gender relations in employment in Western Europe. Women in Management Review, 11 (5). pp. 9-16.

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Abstract

Highlights the fact that women’s employment is increasing in most Western countries, although the patterns are still very varied especially in relation to: the proportion who work full- or part-time; the size of the wages gap between women and men; and the extent of the infrastructural support, such as publicly-provided child care, that facilitates the reconciliation of working and home life. Notes that these are linked to the different patterns of gender relations in the wider society: both different degrees of inequality and different forms of patriarchy. Uses comparative analysis to investigate these differences and focuses on the methodological dilemmas in carrying out such cross-national research.

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Journal Article
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Women in Management Review
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58985
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Deposited On:
09 Oct 2012 10:36
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Yes
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Published
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01 Jan 2020 08:10