'Unregulated and Suicidal Competition': Irish Rural Industrial Labour and Scottish Anti-Sweating Campaigns in the Early Twentieth Century
- Female Wage Earners and Separate Resource Structures in Post Oil Boom Nigeria. Okeke, Philomina E. // Dialectical Anthropology;1997, Vol. 22 Issue 3/4, p373
Looks at how Igbo female wage earners are rising to the challenges in Nigeria. Relationship between women's contribution to the family economy and their struggle to secure personal economic base; Practice of separate resource structures in Nigeria; Interviews with university educated female...
- WOMEN AND WORK. Allerton, Haidee // Training & Development;Aug92, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p87
Comments on women and work in the U.S. Increasing number of women in the labor market; Sex differences in the workplace; Challenges facing working women.
- Women's unemployment rate rose less than men's in 2002. // Compensation & Working Conditions;Mar2003, pN.PAG
Focuses on the unemployment rate of women in the U.S. in 2002. Comparison with the rate of unemployed men; Condition of the labor market in the country.
- Marriage and female labour supply in Brunei Darussalam: A case study of urban women in Bandar Seri Begawan. Anaman, Kwabena A.; Kassim, Hartinie M. // Journal of Socio-Economics;Oct2006, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p797
Abstract: We analyse the relationships between marriage and female labour supply for urban householders in Bandar Seri Begawan, capital city of Brunei Darussalam in Southeast Asia. This analysis is based on a survey of 151 adult women. We establish that age, total number of career work...
- MUJER, FAMILIA Y TRABAJO AFECTIVO: UNA CARA DE LA INFORMALIDAD LABORAL. SANTIAGO, GERARDO TUNAL // Theorï¿½a: Ciencia, Arte y Humanidades;2010, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p61
In this paper it is recognized that the main concepts mentioned (labor market, employment, work, wage, informal sector, precarious job, micro-enterprise, ambulatory commerce and feminine work) are not deeply analyzed, because this document is part of a larger research project called "Woman and...
- Chapter 9: Changing Skill Demands in Manufacturing and the Impact on Caribbean Female Workers. Jayasinghe, Daphne // Living at the Borderlines;2003, p184
Chapter 9 of the book "Living at the Borderlines," edited by Don D. Marshall and Cynthia Barrow-Giles is presented. It focuses on the changing skill demands in manufacturing labour market and its effect on Caribbean female workers. It says that Caribbean countries face a market wherein cheap...
- Female Participation and Labor Market Attachment in Rural Canada. Phimister, Euan; Vera-Toscano, Esperanza; Weersink, Alfons // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Feb2002, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p210
This article explores the reasons for differences in female ruralï¿½urban participation rates by estimating a dynamic model of participation allowing for unobserved heterogeneity and state dependence using Canadian panel data. The results suggest that overall observed differences in...
- A Gender Perspective Approach Regarding the Impact of Income Tax on Wage-Earning Women in Spain. de Villota, Paloma // Feministische Studien;may2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p79
Given the persistence of patriarchal relations, the traditional gendered division of labour shapes the Spanish labour market at the present time, thus maintaining and even exacerbating the asymmetrical distribution of domestic work. As a result, variations in the minimum marginal income tax rate...
- Introduction. Ferber, Marianne A. // Quarterly Review of Economics & Finance;Fall99 Special Issue, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p579
Discusses the issue of the rise of women population into the labor market in the United States. Increase in the proportion of women who are employed; Information on particular groups of women and their special concerns; Policies that concern poor women and children.