Changing Economic and Social Worlds of Irish Women
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|Title:||Changing Economic and Social Worlds of Irish Women||Authors:||Barry, Ursula||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9735||Date:||25-Feb-2008||Online since:||2019-03-28T11:29:49Z||Abstract:||We have just lived through a decade of enormous change in the economic and social position of Irish women. From a traditional position in which the majority of women were carers - unpaid carers - women now occupy the dual role of carer-earner. The majority of women are now in paid employment, including women with children, married women and a significant proportion of women lone parents. This has meant huge changes in women's lives, changes which have been brought about by the decisions and choices of thousands of individual women, despite the lack of policies or support systems to facilitate such change. This chapter explores some of the key aspects of the economic and social policy frameworks that shape, and sometimes determine, the changing patterns of Irish women's lives.||Type of material:||Book Chapter||Publisher:||New Island Books||Keywords:||Economic and social policy frameworks; Irish women; Unpaid work; Sexual exploitation; Gender inequalities||Other versions:||https://www.amazon.co.uk/Where-are-Now-Perspectives-Contemporary/dp/1905494920/||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed||Is part of:||Ursula Barry (ed.). Where are We Now?: New Feminist Perspectives on Women in Contemporary Ireland||ISBN:||978-1905494927|
|Appears in Collections:||Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice Research Collection|
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