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Women in and out of paid work changes across generations in Italy and Britain

Cristina. Solera


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  • Title:
    Women in and out of paid work changes across generations in Italy and Britain
  • Author: Cristina. Solera
  • Description: Women in and out of paid work; Contents; List of figures and tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Conceptualising influences onwomen's employment transitions: from various sociological and economic theories towards an integrated approach; 3. The different Italian and British contexts: the link to women's employment patterns; 4. Method, data and hypotheses; 5. Who leaves the labour market and who returns? The changing effect of marriage and children; 6. 'Her' and 'his' education and class: new polarisations in work histories; 7. Conclusions; References; Appendix; Index
    The important study investigates changes in women's transitions in and out of paid work, comparing Italy and Great Britain across four subsequent birth cohorts from the time they leave full-time education, up to their 40s.
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (242 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4473-0431-4;ISBN 1-282-50167-4;ISBN 9786612501678;ISBN 1-84742-779-0
  • Subjects: Women -- Employment -- Great Britain; Women -- Employment -- Italy; Mothers -- Employment -- Great Britain; Mothers -- Employment -- Italy; Women -- Great Britain -- Social conditions; Women -- Italy -- Social conditions; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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