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Gottfried, Heidi

Gendering the Knowledge Economy

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Table of contents

Part I. Re-conceptualizing the Knowledge Economy, Gender and Regulation

1. Introduction: Theorizing the Gendering of the Knowledge Economy: Comparative Approaches
Sylvia Walby

2. Gender and the Conceptualization of the Knowledge Economy in Comparison
Karen Shire

Part II. Comparative Regulation

3. Comparative Livelihood Security Systems from a Gender Perspective, with a Focus on Japan
Mari Osawa

4. Varieties of Gender Regimes and Regulating Gender Equality at Work in the Global Context
Ilse Lenz

5. Similar Outcomes, Different Paths: the Cross-national Transfer of Gendered Regulations of Employment
Glenda S. Roberts

Part III. Gendering New Employment Forms

6. Self-Employment in Comparative Perspective: General Trends and the Case of New Media
Karin Gottschall, Daniela Kroos

7. Living and Working Patterns in the New Knowledge Economy: New Opportunities and Old Social Divisions in the Case of New Media and Care-Work
Diane Perrons

8. Are Care-Workers Knowledge Workers?
Makiko Nishikawa, Kazuko Tanaka

9. Who Gets to be a Knowledge Worker? The Case of UK Call Centres
Susan Durbin

10. Restructuring Gendered Flexibility in Organizations: a Comparative Analysis of Call Centres in Germany
Ursula Holtgrewe

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Sociology of Work, Political Sociology, Political Economy, Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology, Political Science

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
336 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230624870
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-57570-7

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