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Gender and the contours of precarious employment [electronic resource] /
edited by Leah F. Vosko, Martha MacDonald and Iain Campbell.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
xii, 280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
0203874420 (ebook), 041549236X (hardback), 0415494540 (pbk.), 9780203874424 (ebook), 9780415492362 (hardback), 9780415494540 (pbk.)
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London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
0203874420 (ebook)
041549236X (hardback)
0415494540 (pbk.)
9780203874424 (ebook)
9780415492362 (hardback)
9780415494540 (pbk.)
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Introduction : gender and the concept of precarious employment / Leah F. Vosko, Martha MacDonald and Iain Campbell -- Canada : gendered precariousness and social reproduction / Leah F. Vosko and Lisa Clark -- The United States : different sources of precariousness in a mosaic of employment arrangements / Francoise Carré and James Heintz -- Australia : casual employment, part-time employment and the resilience of the male-breadwinner model / Iain Campbell, Gillian Whitehouse and Janeen Baxter -- Japan : the reproductive bargain and the making of precarious employment / Heidi Gottfried -- Ireland : precarious employment in the context of the European employment strategy / Julia S. O'Connor -- The United Kingdom : from flexible employment to vulnerable workers / Jacqueline O'Reilly, John MacInnes, Tizana Nazio and Jose Roche -- The Netherlands : precarious employment in a context of flexicurity / Susanne D. Burri -- France : precariousness, gender, and the challenges for labour market policy / Jeanne Fagnani and Marie-Thérèse Letablier -- Spain : continuity and change in precarious employment / John MacInnes -- Germany : precarious employment and the rise of mini-jobs / Claudia Weinkopf -- Sweden : precarious work and precarious unemployment / Inger Jonsson and Anita Nyberg -- Spatial dimensions of gendered precariousness: challenges for comparative analysis / Martha MacDonald -- Investigating longitudinal dimensions of precarious employment : conceptual and practical issues / Sylvia Fuller -- Precarious lives in the new economy : comparative intersectional analysis / Wallace Clement, Sophie Mathieu, Steven Prus and Emre Uckardesler -- Precarious employment in the health care sector / Pat Armstrong and Hugh Armstrong.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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