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Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Jude Browne


This book presents an interpretation of the nature, causes, and consequences of sex inequality in the modern labour market. Employing a new theoretical framework, and drawing on original fieldwork, it develops a subtle account of the phenomenon of sex segregation and offers a major challenge to existing approaches. In an environment increasingly defined by attempts to converge and consolidate international policy objectives, an in-depth understanding of contemporary forms of inequality is vital to anyone interested in the effective translation of normative accounts of social justice into pract ... More

Keywords: sex inequality, labour market, sex segregation, inequality, social justice, social policy, policy makers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9781861345998
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861345998.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jude Browne, author