Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Households, work and economic change : a comparative institutional perspective / edited by Jane Wheelock, Åge Mariussen
Published Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [1997]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  306.360941 Whe/Hwa  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Recent economic thought ; 57
Recent economic thought series
Recent economic thought ; 57
Recent economic thought series.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Foreword: Economic and Social Change. Introduction: Institutional Transformation; ¿. Mariussen, J. Wheelock. Part I: The Significance of the Household in Its Macro Context. 1. Perspectives on the Household in a Changing Economy; ¿. Mariussen, J. Wheelock. 2. Behind the Lace Curtains; E. Oughton, et al. 3. Social Security, Employment and the Household; M. Hill. Part II: Economic Restructuring, Labour Market Change and the Household; ¿. Mariussen, I. Stone. 4. British Market-Led Restructuring: A Case Study of Wearside; I. Stone. 5. Corporatist Restructuring: A Scandinavian Case Study; ¿. Mariussen. Part III: Changing Lives and Livelihoods. Section A: Household Responses to Industrial Change and Unemployment; J. Wheelock. 6. The Family and the Social Division of Labour During Industrial Restructuring; A. Sande. 7. Gender Responses to Male Unemployment; Or, Is Andy Capp Dead? J. Wheelock. 8. Reflecting Flexibility: From the Security of Regular Employment to Coping with Casual Work; A. Karlsen. Section B: Changes in Family and Household Based Production; N. Ward, A. Wiborg. 9. ̀Nationalisation' of Rural Households? New Teams for Old Tasks in Agricultural Households; A. Wiborg. 10. Economic Restructuring, Environmental Consciousness and Farm Family Succession in Britain; N. Ward, P. Lowe. 11. Survival and Flexibility in the Urban Small Business Household; J. Wheelock. Section C: Shifting Youth Transitions and Identities; R. Hollands. 12. From Shipyards to Nightclubs: The Restructuring of Young ̀Geordie' Work, Home and Consumption Identities; R. Hollands. 13. Marginalised Young Men and Successful Young Women: Young People Entering Adulthood; T. Magnussen. Conclusions: Changing Economies, Changing Households; J. Wheelock, ¿. Mariussen. Bibliography. Index
Notes Papers presented at two meetings held on the banks of the River Tyne in Newcastle and in Sulitjelma in northern Norway
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [207]-229) and index
Subject Households -- Great Britain -- Congresses.
Households -- Norway -- Congresses.
Work and family -- Great Britain -- Congresses.
Work and family -- Norway -- Congresses.
United Kingdom -- Economic conditions -- 1979-1997 -- Congresses.
United Kingdom -- Economic conditions -- 1997- -- Congresses.
Norway -- Economic conditions -- 1945- -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Mariussen, Åge.
Wheelock, Jane, 1944-
LC no. 97016300
ISBN 0792399307 (acid-free paper)