Finally, the author examines welfare provision and access to employment generally in order to assess their effects on the organization of the household. This highly original work offers a new approach to the study of the 'household', shedding new light on gender relations and the structure and processes of the labour market.
2. Male Unemployment.
3. The Variable Experience of Male Unemployment.
4. Employment for Women.
5. The Division of Domestic Labour.
6. Household Finance.
7. Women's Unemployment.
8. Young People and the Household.
9. The Household in Social Context.
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'Judicous, intelligent book' Culture and Society
'An invaluable bridge between the labour market and family studies; it will be essential as an undergraduate text and source for practitioners.' Sociology
'Lydia Morris has produced an extremely useful guide to the proliferating body of research within social science which takes the household as its unit of analysis... an admirable book, interesting and thought–provoking. Well–written, clear and concise, it is to be recommended to anyone working in the areas it covers' Reviewing Sociology