Women and the European Labour Markets
- Anneke van Doorne-Huiskes - Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
- Jacques van Hoof - University of Leiden, Netherlands
- Ellie Roelofs
Human Resource Management | Organizational Behaviour (General) | Women in Management
The second part of the book explores different policy measures promoted by the EU to advance equal opportunities. After presenting the equal opportunities of the EU, particular instruments are discussed such as the impact of EU directives, child care policies, positive action and comparable worth strategies. In addition the position of women in trade unions and their influence upon European decision making in the field of social policy is looked at. The book concludes with an exploration of what the future has in store for women in Europe.
`A well-written book with a good balance between factual information and theoretical analysis and an approach which is multi-disciplinary' - International Review of Women and Leadership