1st Edition

Feminist Perspectives on Employment Law

By Anne Morris, Thérèse O'Donnell Copyright 1999
    280 Pages
    by Routledge-Cavendish

    Whilst equal pay, maternity rights and sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, have received attention from feminist scholars, there is an increasing awareness that it is the whole of the working environment that must be examined if real progress is to be made.

    1. Employment Law and Feminism 2. Feminism and Labour Law: Contesting the Terrain 3. Equal Opportunities, Staff Development and Assertiveness 4. The Sweat of the Brow or the Breaking of the Heart? 5. Marginal Notes? Gender and the Contract of Employment 6. Volunteering: A Nice Little Job for a Woman? 7. The Intersection Between Gender and Race' in the Labour Market: Lessons for Anti-Discrimination Law 8. Feminising' the Workplace? Law, the 'Good Parent' and the 'Problem of Men' 9. Workers First, Women Second? Trade Unions and the Equality Agenda 10. Mainstreaming Equal Opportunities: Succeeding When all Else Has Failed? 11. Equal Pay: Theory and Practice in two Countries


    Anne Morris, Thérèse O'Donnell