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Quality of Women’s Employment : A Focus on the South

By: Ruwanpura, Kanchana N.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Decent Work Research Programme. Discussion Paper DP/151/2004: Publisher: Geneva : International Labour Office, 2004Description: 1 online resource (31 p.).ISBN: 9789290147305.Subject(s): Equal pay for equal work -- Africa | Equal pay for equal work -- Asia | Sex discrimination in employment -- Africa | Sex discrimination in employment -- Asia | Women -- Employment -- Africa | Women -- Employment -- Asia | Work environment -- Africa | Work environment -- AsiaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Quality of Women’s Employment : A Focus on the SouthDDC classification: 338.634 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Table of contents; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. The link between gender and quality of employment; 3. "Formal" labour markets and women workers in South Asia; 4. Job "growth" in Africa and its implications for women workers; 5. Informalization of women's work: Dynamics between economic and institutional factors; 6. Organising women workers; 7. Conclusion: Where do we go from here?; References
Summary: Provides a theoretical discussion and literature survey on the quality of women's employment in the South Asian and African regions. Explores factors that influence the links between gender and employment quality and identifies institutional and economic factors that increase women's participation in the labour force.
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Cover; Table of contents; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. The link between gender and quality of employment; 3. "Formal" labour markets and women workers in South Asia; 4. Job "growth" in Africa and its implications for women workers; 5. Informalization of women's work: Dynamics between economic and institutional factors; 6. Organising women workers; 7. Conclusion: Where do we go from here?; References

Provides a theoretical discussion and literature survey on the quality of women's employment in the South Asian and African regions. Explores factors that influence the links between gender and employment quality and identifies institutional and economic factors that increase women's participation in the labour force.

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