Gender, Welfare State, and the Market: Towards a New Division of Labour

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2.1 Women's labour market involvement in selected European countries for the age group 25-54, 1998 49
2.2 Women's part-time employment pattern in selected European countries in the mid-1990s 54
2.3 Criteria for the right to receive care and for the right to time to care for children in selected European countries, 1996-8 57
3.1 Employment trends, Canada and the US, 1989-97 77
3.2 Service sector employment, total and government, Canada and the US, 1960-96 79
4.1 Employment/population ratios, 1983, 1990 and 1993-7 98
4.2 Employment/population ratios, 1983, 1990 and 1993-7, by gender 99
4.3 Unemployment rates, 1983, 1990 and 1993-7 99
4.4 Incidence of long-term unemployment, twelve months and over, as percentage of unemployment, 1983, 1990 and 1994-7 100
4.5 Unemployment rates, 1983, 1990 and 1993-7, by gender 101
4.6 Incidence of temporary employment, 1983 and 1994 103
4.7 Incidence and composition of part-time work, 1983 and 1993-6 104
5.1 Employment rates and employment ratios, early 1990s (Luxembourg Income Study data) 119
5.2 Part-time employment as a proportion of employment, early 1990s (Luxembourg Income Study data) 120
5.3 Women's part-time employment rates and shares, 1990 (OECD data) 122
8.1 The breakdown of the children in childcare by family background, 1960-94 182
8.2 Number of childcare places and children registered in public and private certified childcare centres, 1949-95 183
8.3 Number of public and private certified childcare centres, 1947-95 186
8.4 Mothers' employment by the age of the youngest child, 1996 193
8.5 Mothers' employment by type of employment, age of the youngest child and type of household, 1997 194

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Figures vii
  • Tables viii
  • Notes on Editors x
  • Introduction 1
  • References 17
  • Part I - Women's Employment and Welfare Systems 21
  • 1 - Paid Work, Unpaid Work and Welfare 23
  • Notes 39
  • 2 - Citizenship, Family Policy and Women's Patterns of Employment 41
  • Notes 67
  • 3 - Variation Within Post-Fordist and Liberal Welfare State Countries 71
  • Notes 85
  • 4 - Welfare States, Labour Markets and Gender Relations in Transition 89
  • References 108
  • 5 - Family Policy and Mothers' Employment 111
  • Part II - Family Policy - Work and Care in Different Welfare Systems 134
  • 6 - Gendered Policies 135
  • Notes 152
  • 7 - Combining Work and Family 157
  • References 172
  • 8 - Childcare Policies in Japan 175
  • 9 - Lone Mothers 206
  • 10 - Changing Obligations and Expectations 226
  • Index 242
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