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Policy for a change : local labour market analysis and gender equality / edited by Sue Yeandle.

Contributor(s): Yeandle, Susan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 218 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781847423726; 1847423728.Subject(s): Women -- Employment -- Great Britain | Sex discrimination in employment -- Great Britain | Women employees -- Great Britain -- Social conditionsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Policy for a change.DDC classification: 331.4/094 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Policy for a change; Contents; List of figures and tables; Preface and acknowledgements; Notes on contributors; About the GELM research programme; Abbreviations and acronyms; 1. Introduction; 2. Local labour markets in public policy context; 3. Women's labour market situation: myths, puzzles and problems; 4. Segregation and clustering in the labour market: men, women and local-level analysis; 5. Discrimination and disadvantage in local labour markets: issues affecting Black and minority ethnic women; 6. Accessing the labour market.
Summary: Using a new and original approach, this illuminating book explores women's employment at the start of the 21st century, identifying aspects of women's labour market situation which remain poorly understood and challenging much 'received wisdom' about women and work.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Policy for a change; Contents; List of figures and tables; Preface and acknowledgements; Notes on contributors; About the GELM research programme; Abbreviations and acronyms; 1. Introduction; 2. Local labour markets in public policy context; 3. Women's labour market situation: myths, puzzles and problems; 4. Segregation and clustering in the labour market: men, women and local-level analysis; 5. Discrimination and disadvantage in local labour markets: issues affecting Black and minority ethnic women; 6. Accessing the labour market.

Using a new and original approach, this illuminating book explores women's employment at the start of the 21st century, identifying aspects of women's labour market situation which remain poorly understood and challenging much 'received wisdom' about women and work.

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