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Author O'Reilly, Jacqueline, 1964-

Title Part-Time Prospects : an International Comparison
Published London : Routledge, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Conceptualising part-time work: the value of an integrated comparative perspective COLETTE FAGAN AND JACQUELINE O'REILLY; Who wants part-time work and on what conditions?; Where and why is part-time work growing in Europe? MARK SMITH, COLETTE FAGAN AND JILL RUBERY; When do men work part-time? LEI DELSEN; Why don't minority ethnic women in Britain work part-time? ANGELA DALE AND CLARE HOLDSWORTH; Are part-time jobs better than no jobs? ULRICH WALWEI
Are benefits a disincentive to work part-time? MARCO DOUDEIJNSPart-time work: a threat to labour standards? JILL RUBERY; How does part-time work lead to low pension income? JAY GINN AND SARA ARBER; International perspectives; Culture or structure as explanations for differences in part-time work in Germany, Finland and the Netherlands? BIRGIT PFAU-EFFINGER; Why is part-time work so low in Portugal and Spain? MARGARIDA RUIVO, MARIA DO PILAR GONZLEZ AND JOS M. VARE
Summary The book presents for the first time a systematically comparative analysis of the common and divergent patterns in the use of part-time work in Europe, America and the Pacific Rim
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Form Electronic book
Author Fagan, Colette.
ISBN 0203017625 (electronic bk.)
9780203017623 (electronic bk.)