Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-23 - Publisher: Routledge
Care work, both paid and unpaid, contributes to well-being, social development and economic growth. But the costs of providing care are unequally borne across gender and social class. Feminist scholarship on the gendered construction of welfare provisioning and welfare regimes has produced a conceptually strong and empirically grounded analysis of
Authors: Solomon W. Polachek, Konstantinos Tatsiramos, Klaus F. Zimmermann
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-29 - Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
This volume contains new and innovative research articles on issues related to gender convergence in the labor market. Topics include patterns in lifetime work, earnings and human capital investment, the gender wage gap, gender complementarities, career progression, the gender composition of top management and the role of parental leave policies.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Ensuring long-term care (LTC) is one of the most urgent problems in health care today. Demographic trends are expected to lead to a higher proportion of old and very old people in the global population. As a result, an increased proportion of global income will be devoted to LTC services.