By Sarah Ashwin
Economic reform in post-Soviet Russia created not just a devastating decline in residing criteria, but in addition common lack of confidence and uncertainty. This e-book is the 1st to examine the placement from a gendered standpoint, laying off new gentle at the approach within which Russians are dealing with the transformation of the labour market.
The booklet examines gender variations in responses to fiscal reform, and considers the consequences of those for the labour marketplace results and wider health and wellbeing of fellows and girls in the course of transition. according to unique learn conducted via an skilled crew of sociologists, the publication analyses the trips of 240 women and men during the turbulent Russian labour industry of 1999-2001. It comprises 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 modifications in paintings orientations and behaviour
*who advantages from networks
*which existence occasions are probably to start up downward
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