By Sarah Ashwin
Economic reform in post-Soviet Russia created not just a devastating decline in residing criteria, but additionally frequent lack of confidence and uncertainty. This ebook is the 1st to examine the location from a gendered standpoint, laying off new mild at the method within which Russians are dealing with the transformation of the labour market.
The booklet examines gender ameliorations 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 response to unique learn conducted through an skilled staff 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 comprises chapters on:
*the approach gender norms inherited from the Soviet period have
influenced responses to transition
*sex segregation and discrimination within the labour market
*gender modifications in paintings orientations and behaviour
*who merits from networks
*which lifestyles occasions are probably to start up downward
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