This title was first published in 2001. Addressing a significant gap in existing literature, this book presents a gender-informed analysis of the post-fordist economy. It incorporates a gender dimension into the economic restructuring debate on both a theoretical and a practical level, and explores the implications of economic restructuring in the workplace for gender relations..
Table of Contents
Contents: The Theory: Introduction; Flexible specialization or post-fordism?; The implications of post-fordism for gender relations at work. Evidence From the Clothing Industry: The Nottingham clothing sector; Team working and numerical flexibility; Team working, functional flexibility and technological change; Post-fordism, gender and work - some conclusions; Bibliography; Index.