By Sarah Ashwin
Economic reform in post-Soviet Russia created not just a devastating decline in residing criteria, but additionally common lack of confidence and uncertainty. This e-book is the 1st to examine the placement from a gendered viewpoint, laying off new gentle at the method within which Russians are dealing with the transformation of the labour market.
The publication examines gender transformations in responses to monetary reform, and considers the consequences of those for the labour industry results and wider overall healthiness of fellows and ladies in the course of transition. in response to unique examine conducted through an skilled crew of sociologists, the booklet analyses the trips of 240 women and men throughout the turbulent Russian labour marketplace of 1999-2001. It comprises chapters on:
*the approach gender norms inherited from the Soviet period have
influenced responses to transition
*sex segregation and discrimination within the labour market
*gender alterations in paintings orientations and behaviour
*who advantages from networks
*which lifestyles occasions are probably to begin downward
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