By Sarah Ashwin
Economic reform in post-Soviet Russia created not just a devastating decline in dwelling criteria, but in addition frequent lack of confidence and uncertainty. This publication is the 1st to examine the placement from a gendered viewpoint, laying off new gentle at the means within which Russians are dealing with the transformation of the labour market.
The publication examines gender alterations in responses to financial reform, and considers the results of those for the labour marketplace results and wider health and wellbeing of fellows and girls in the course of transition. in response to unique study performed by means of an skilled crew of sociologists, the ebook analyses the trips of 240 women and men in the course of the turbulent Russian labour marketplace 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 changes in paintings orientations and behaviour
*who advantages from networks
*which lifestyles occasions are probably to start up downward
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