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Gender and the contours of precarious employment

Gender and the contours of precarious employment

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Temporary employment,
  • Sexual division of labor,
  • Women -- Employment

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Leah F. Vosko, Martha MacDonald, and Iain Campbell.
    SeriesRoutledge IAFFE advances in feminist economics -- 8
    ContributionsVosko, Leah F., MacDonald, Martha., Campbell, Iain.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5854 .G46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23078729M
    ISBN 109780415492362, 9780415494540, 9780203874424
    LC Control Number2009001496


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Get this from a library. Gender and the contours of precarious employment. [Leah F Vosko; Martha MacDonald; Iain Campbell;] -- "Precarious employment presents a monumental challenge to the social, economic, and political stability of labour markets in industrialized societies and there is widespread consensus that its growth.

Precarious employment presents a monumental challenge to the social, economic, and political stability of labour markets in industrialized societies and there is widespread consensus that its growth is contributing to a series of common social inequalities, Cited by: Precarious employment presents a monumental challenge to the social, economic, and political stability of labour markets in industrialized societies and there is widespread consensus that its growth is contributing to a series of common social inequalities, especially along the lines of gender and citizenship.

The editors argue that these inequalities are evident at the national level across. Precarious employment presents a monumental challenge to the social, economic, and political stability of labour markets in industrialized societies and there is widespread consensus that its growth is contributing to a series of common social inequalities, especially along the lines of gender and citizenship.

Debates on precarious employment in the UK have followed two key concepts: flexibility and vulnerability. During the s, in the context of high unemployment, homelessness and industrial restructuring, debate focused on the growth of numerical flexibility (part-time work, temporary work and subcontracting) (Atkinson and Meager ; Pollert ).Cited by: 8.

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.

8 The Netherlands: Precarious employment in a context offlexicurity SUSANNE D. BURRI 9 France: Precariousness, gender and the challenges for labour market policy JEANNE FAGNANI AND MARIE-THERESE LETABLIER 10 Spain: Continuity and change in precarious employment JOHN MACINNES 11 Germany: Precarious employment and the rise of mini.

Publication Type: book chapters Publication Year: Publication Bibliography: Vosko, Leah F., Martha MacDonald and Iain Campbell. “Introduction: Gender and the Concept of Precarious Employment,” in Vosko, Leah F., Martha MacDonald and Iain Campbell (eds.), Gender and the Contours of Precarious and New York: Routledge Press: Gender and the contours of precarious employment / edited by Leah F.

Vosko, Martha MacDonald and Iain Campbell Routledge London ; New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource ( pages) Contents: 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. This article examines the relationship between gender, forms of employment and dimensions of precarious employment in Canada, using data from the Labour.

Precarious employment presents a monumental drawback to the social, monetary, and political stability of labour markets in industrialized societies and there’s widespread consensus that its progress is contributing to a set of widespread social inequalities, notably alongside the.

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Precarious employment presents a monumental challenge to the social, economic, and political stability of labour markets in industrialized societies and there is widespread consensus that. Introduction: Gender and the concept of precarious employment Vosko, L, MacDonald, M and Campbell, I'Introduction: Gender and the concept of precarious employment' in Leah Vosko, Martha MacDonald and Iain Campbelll (ed.) Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment, Routledge, London, United Kingdom, pp.

Cited by: Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment – Edited by Leah F. Vosko, Martha MacDonald and Iain Campbell Article in British Journal of Industrial Relations 49(2) June with 78 Reads. Precarious work is a term that critics use to describe non-standard or temporary employment that may be poorly paid, insecure, unprotected, and unable to support a household.

From this perspective, globalization, the shift from the manufacturing sector to the service sector, and the spread of information technology have created a new economy which demands flexibility in the workplace.

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Precarious employment presents a€ challenge to the social, economic, and political stability of labour markets in industrialized societies and there is widespread consensus that its growth is contributing to a series of common social inequalities, especially along the lines of gender and citizenship.

This collection aims to yield new ways of understanding the forces driving labour market. precarious employment in relation to continuing gender inequalities may conceal important aspects of the contemporary labour market. To advance this argument, the article proceeds in four parts. The first part reviews concepts used to describe and explain changing employment relationships and, in order to highlight the gender of precarious employ.

Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment Sous la direction de Leah F. Vosko, Martha MacDonald et Iain Campbell, London; New York: Routledge,p., ISBN L évolution du marché du travail dans la plu - part des pays industrialisés a été marquée ces dernières années par des transformations sec.

Leah F. Vosko FRSC (born ) is a professor of political science and Canada Research Chair at York research interests are focused on political economy, labour rights, gender studies, migration, and citizenship. Inshe was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of CanadaEducation: B.A., Political science, Trent University.

This interdisciplinary volume offers a multifaceted picture of precarious employment and the ways in which its principal features are reinforced or challenged by laws, policies, and labour market institutions, including trade unions and community organizations.

Contributors develop more fully the concept of precarious employment and critique outmoded notions of standard and nonstandard employment.

book Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment, define precarity in operational terms, such as paid work that carries with it job insecurity, low wages and risks of ill health.

According to the International Metalworkers’ Federation (IMF), precarious jobs are “typically non-permanent, temporary, casual, insecure and contingent,”. Publication Type: book chapters Publication Year: Publication Bibliography: Vosko, Leah F.

and Lisa F. Clark. “Gendered Precariousness and Social Reproduction in Canada,” in Vosko, Leah F., Martha MacDonald and Iain Campbell, (eds.), Gender and the Contours of Precarious and New York: Routledge Press: This edited collection introduces and explores the causes and consequences of precarious employment in Canada and across the world.

After contextualizing employment precarity and its root causes, the authors illustrate how precarious employment is created amongst different populations and describe the accompanying social impacts on racialized immigrant women, those in the non-profit sector.

1. Guy Standing, The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (London and New York, ); Leah F. Vosko, Martha MacDonald, and Iain Campbell, eds., Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment (London and New York, ); Arne Kalleberg, Good Jobs, Bad Jobs: The Rise of Polarized and Precarious Employment Systems in the United States, s–s (New York, Cited by: 1.

Precarious employment is a defining feature of the Canadian labour market, yet it is poorly understood and the consequences are far-reaching. They include our inability to apprehend the nature and scope of labour market insecurity, misdiagnoses of work-related sources of ill-health, the growing misfit between labour law and policy and workers in need of protection, and legal and institutional.

body of literature on gender and precarious employment. More specifically, the current study analyzes the gendered nature of precarious employment and the human capital investments and family situations that affect the likelihood of working in such settings.

So while previous research documents women's segregation in highly. Precarious employment presents a monumental challenge to the social, economic, and political stability of labour markets in industrialized societies and there is widespread consensus that its growth is contributing to a series of common social inequalities, especially along the lines of gender and.

Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment Leah F. Vosko,Martha MacDonald,Iain Campbell — Business & Economics Author: Leah F. Vosko,Martha MacDonald,Iain Campbell. A comparative review of the historical transformations in work Opening with engaging vignettes of four workers, Jamal (a low-wage worker), Eileen (a high-powered professional), Dan (a displaced autoworker), and Chi-Ying (a young, Chinese, employee), Changing Contours of Work: Jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy frames the development of jobs.

Australia: Casual employment, part-time employment and the resilience of the male-breadwinner model Campbell, I, Whitehouse, G and Baxter, J'Australia: Casual employment, part-time employment and the resilience of the male-breadwinner model' in Leah F.

Vosko, Martha MacDonald, Iain Campbell (ed.) Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment, Routledge, London, UK, pp.

Cited by: E-BOOK EXCERPT. Precarious employment presents a monumental challenge to the social, economic, and political stability of labour markets in industrialized societies and there is widespread consensus that its growth is contributing to a series of common social inequalities, especially along the lines of.

MacInnes, J, Nazio, T & O’Reilly, JThe United Kingdom: From flexible employment to vulnerable workers. in L Vosko, I Campbell & M Macdonald (eds), Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment.

Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics, Routledge, pp. Cited by: 8. About Precarious Work, Women, and the New Economy. Globalisation, the shift from manufacturing to services as a source of employment, and the spread of information-based systems and technologies have given birth to a new economy, which emphasises flexibility in.

Buchanan, Ruth. "Book Review: Not Just Women's Work: Relocating Gender in Studies of Labour Regulation - Reviews of: Temporary Work: the Gendered Rise of a Precarious Employment Relationship, by Leah F. Vosko; The Global Construction of Gender: Home Based Work in the Political Economy of the 20th Century, by Elisabeth Prugl."Author: Ruth Buchanan.

Part One Introduction 1 Precarious Work, Women, and The New Economy: The Challenge to Legal Norms Judy Fudge and Rosemary Owens Part Two Supranational Norms and Discourses about Precarious Work 2 Rights, Risk, and Reward: Governance Norms in the International Order and the Problem of Precarious Work Kerry Rittich 3 Gender, Precarious Work, and the International Labour.

By gender, a growing share of men are landing in precarious employment, he noted, likely a result of fewer factory jobs, while white women "are the only group in .between gender and precarious employment. Curiously enough there has not (yet) been much of a debate on the possible consequences of the increase in precarious employment on gender relations and gender inequalities (LenzLeitner/Ostner ) and, further, on how these consequences might differ by national context.

Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment Precarious employment presents a monumental challenge to the social, economic, and political stability of labour markets in industrialized societies and there is widespread consensus that its growth is contributing to a series of common social inequalities, especially along the lines Pages: