Female employment, labour market institutions and gender culture in Portugal

@article{Tavora2013FemaleEL,
  title={Female employment, labour market institutions and gender culture in Portugal},
  author={Isabel Greco Tavora and Jill Rubery},
  journal={European Journal of Industrial Relations},
  year={2013},
  volume={19},
  pages={221 - 237}
}
  • I. Tavora, J. Rubery
  • Published 8 July 2013
  • Economics, Business, Sociology
  • European Journal of Industrial Relations
This article explores the exceptional characteristics of female employment in Portugal, drawing on comparative and historical analysis to reveal the emergence of a dual-earner family model. This involved low-wage full-time work for both men and women, while the traditional gender culture was largely maintained. Case study findings from two female-dominated industries (hospitality and clothing manufacturing) show how gender inequality within the full-time employment model is produced and… 

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