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Gender And Work In Today's World
A Reader

ISBN 9780813341927
Published September 10, 2004 by Routledge
472 Pages

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Book Description

Promoting gender equality through balanced analysis of both sexes, Gender and work in Today's World: A Reader explores the experiences of both men and women in the work force, focussing especially on gender-non-traditional jobs (i.e. men as nursed and women in the police force) and non-traditional work structures (i.e. Part-time,temporary, and odd-hour work), work over the life course, and sexual harassment.

Table of Contents

Part I Women at Work -- Part II Men at Work -- Part III Women and Men in Nontraditional jobs -- Part IV Nontraditional Work Structures -- Part V Gender Matters -- Part VI Problems on the job -- Part VII Work/Home conflict: Time and Domestic Labor -- Part VIII The Parent trap -- Part IX Work over the life course -- Bibliography -- Index.

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