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Key Issues in Women's Work: Female Heterogeneity and the Polarisation of Women's Employment

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Catherine HakimDepartment of Sociology, London School of Economics

ISBN13: 9780485801095
ISBN: 0485801094
Published: April 1996
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £34.99

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This study provides an examination of women's employment in the UK. It considers such aspects as sex discrimination, patriarchy, part-time work, ""flexible"" hours, homeworking, marriage and career patterns, employment rights and the exploitation of part-timers, pay, and occupational segregation.

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Explaining women's subordination; marginal work and domestic work; feminization of the workforce; work orientations and work plans; labour mobility and women's employment profiles; occupational segregation and the pay gap; social engineering - the role of law; conclusions - female heterogeneity and workforce polarization.