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Women and Work

Inequality in the Canadian Labour Market

By Paul Phillips and Erin Phillips

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Series: Canadian Issue

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This revised and rewritten edition of Women and Work provides an up-to-date analysis of the issue of workplace inequality.
Among the topics discussed are women's participation in the workplace, the continuing disparity in wages, the impact of new technologies, free trade and economic restructuring, and the involvement of women in the labour movement. The authors demonstrate how the restructured Canadian economy continues to short-change women.
Women and Work examines why, despite impressive advances, Canadian women remain behind the ghetto walls of "women's work".

Contents:
1 Women's Work in Canada: The Historical Perspective
2 Participation in the Workplace
3 Wages and Inequality
4 The Economics of Market Dualism
5 Technology, Free Trade, and Economic Restructuring: Women and the New Economic Order
6 Women and the Labour Movement
7 The Future: Proposals for Change
Notes on Sources and Further Reading

"...the best recent text for teaching about women's work in Canada."

- Resources for Feminist Research

"A thought-provoking study of the problems faced by women in the past, present, and future."

- Canadian Materials

"Logical and critical synthesis."

- Atlantis

"Distills an impressive array of historical, economic and sociological scholarship..."

- Canadian Forum

PAUL PHILLIPS is a professor of economics at the University of Manitoba.
ERIN PHILLIPS teaches at the University of Lethbridge.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 236 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 2000
ISBN: 9781550287066
Format: 9in x 6in
illustrated with tables and figures

Binding: Hardback, 186 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1993
ISBN: 9781550284263
Format: 9.25in x 6.25in
illustrated with tables

BISAC Code:  BUS038000
Imprint: Lorimer


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