By Sarah Ashwin
Economic reform in post-Soviet Russia created not just a devastating decline in dwelling criteria, but additionally common lack of confidence and uncertainty. This ebook is the 1st to examine the location from a gendered point of view, laying off new mild at the means during which Russians are dealing with the transformation of the labour market.
The ebook examines gender changes in responses to financial reform, and considers the consequences of those for the labour marketplace results and wider wellbeing and fitness of fellows and ladies in the course of transition. in line with unique study performed through an skilled group of sociologists, the publication analyses the trips of 240 women and men throughout the turbulent Russian labour industry of 1999-2001. It contains chapters on:
*the means gender norms inherited from the Soviet period have
influenced responses to transition
*sex segregation and discrimination within the labour market
*gender ameliorations in paintings orientations and behaviour
*who merits from networks
*which existence occasions are probably to start up downward
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