By Mike Ingham, Hilary Ingham, Henryk Domanski
Can ladies be triumphant? Is women's paintings favored both to men's? Do women's salaries mirror the standard and volume of labor they do? Does gender make a distinction? those questions, which frequently emerge even in democratic societies and free-market economies, are even more acute within the new democracies of important and japanese Europe. Gender has been a subject matter up to now overlooked in transition economies.
Drawing on reputable facts, a world multidisciplinary group of sociologists, economists, demographers and geographers examines how ladies were plagued by the exertions industry reforms in Poland within the transition interval of the Nineteen Nineties. the problems mentioned contain occupational segregation, the social mobility of ladies, demographic switch, the facility and participation of girls in public existence, women's organisations, and hard work industry reform.
The ancient heritage supplied and comparability with different transition international locations upload a much broader viewpoint to the reviews. The leading edge message of the publication is that, opposite to renowned trust and a few populist media reporting, ladies proportion the destiny in their male compatriots and fare in addition (or as badly) as males in post-communist valuable and japanese Europe. yet to accomplish this, ladies need to undergo a lot hitherto unrevealed problem and powerful adjustment pressure.
Written lucidly and with a non-technical method, ladies at the Polish hard work industry is of curiosity not just to policy-makers and researchers within the fields of sociology, financial system, and women's experiences, but in addition to the final reader.