Women, Work and Collectivism

  title={Women, Work and Collectivism},
  author={Rae Cooper and Jane Parker},
  journal={Journal of Industrial Relations},
  pages={107 - 113}
Women’s labour market participation has increased markedly during the past 20 years, but women face an enduring ‘architecture of discrimination’ in the labour market: glass – or indeed ‘concrete’ – ceilings (where women find it difficult to progress to senior roles); glass walls (concentration in jobs that are undervalued); and ‘sticky floors’ (employment in low-paid, precarious work) (Cooper and Baird, 2009). This is a transnational phenomenon and spans most sectors, occupations and… 

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