The growth in part-time employment has been one of the most striking features in industrialized economies over the past forty years. Part-Time Prospects presents for the first time a systematically comparative analysis of the common and divergent patterns in the use of part-time work in Europe, America and the Pacific Rim. It brings together sociologists and economists in this wide-ranging and comprehensive survey. It tackles such areas as gender issues, ethnic questions and the differences between certain national economies including low pay, pensions and labour standards.Half of all White women in manual jobs in 1981, who were in employment in 1991, had moved into non-manual jobs, with nearly one-fifth going into clerical ... 1981 WES Professional/ teacher Nursing Intermediate Clerical Shop Manual No.
|Author||:||Colette Fagan, Jacqueline O'Reilly|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2002-01-31|