By Sarah Ashwin
Economic reform in post-Soviet Russia created not just a devastating decline in dwelling criteria, but additionally frequent lack of confidence and uncertainty. This publication is the 1st to examine the location from a gendered point of view, laying off new gentle at the method during which Russians are dealing with the transformation of the labour market.
The booklet examines gender changes in responses to monetary reform, and considers the consequences of those for the labour marketplace results and wider health and wellbeing of guys and ladies in the course of transition. in accordance with unique study conducted by way of an skilled staff of sociologists, the ebook analyses the trips of 240 women and men during the turbulent Russian labour marketplace of 1999-2001. It comprises chapters on:
*the method 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 begin downward
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Adapting to Russia's New Labour Market: Gender and Employment Behaviour (Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series) by Sarah Ashwin