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Career paths and social regulation: women’s care work between children and the elderly
Journal Title: SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO  
Author/s: Roberto Rizza, Federica Santangelo 
Year:  2014 Issue: 135 Language: Italian 
Pages:  16 Pg. 126-141 FullText PDF:  105 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SL2014-135008
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This article focus on the dynamics of female employment and on the influence of work-life balance policies on women’s activity rate in Italy. The dataset chosen, "Turning points of career paths from a gender perspective" (Crisog), has the advantage of observing both changes in career paths and in the household, during a period of four years. It also provides detailed information about the barriers to the stay of women in the labor market. From a methodological point of view, it has been carried out a event history analysis, to investigate transitions of women from activity to inactivity in the Italian labour market.
Keywords: Women, work, work-life balance policies, transitions, child care, elderly care

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Roberto Rizza, Federica Santangelo, Career paths and social regulation: women’s care work between children and the elderly in "SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO " 135/2014, pp. 126-141, DOI:10.3280/SL2014-135008

   

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