European Work and Employment Research Centre

Overview

Our research analyses gender inequalities across three dimensions – employment (especially segregation and working-time), domestic work (care work and housework) and resources (wage and other income, social protection entitlements and time-use).

Books & Chapters

  • Anxo, D., Bosch, G. and J. Rubery (eds.) (2010) The Welfare State and Life TransitionsEdward Elgar.
  • Anxo, D., Bosch, G. and J. Rubery (2010) ‘Shaping the lifecourse: a European perspective’, in D. Anxo, G. Bosch and J. Rubery (eds.).
  • Rubery, J. (2010) ‘The UK welfare state: more than residual but still insufficient’, in D. Anxo, G. Bosch and J. Rubery (eds.).

Journal articles

  • Gash, V. (2009) ‘Sacrificing their Careers for their Families? An Analysis of the Penalty to Motherhood in Europe’, Social Indicators Research – Special Issue, 93 (3): 569-586.
  • Hebson, G. (2009) ‘Renewing class analysis in studies of the workplace: a comparison of working-class and middle-class women's aspirations and identities’, Sociology 43 (1): 27-44.
  • Hebson, G. and Cox, A. (2010) ‘The gendered implications of corporate value change,’ Gender, Work and Organization,http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1468-0432/earlyview.
  • Rubery, J. and Urwin P.(2011) ‘Bringing the employer back in: why social care needs a standard employment relationship’, Human Resource Management Journal (published online August 2010)

Research reports

  • 2009   Smith, M, Plantenga, J., Bettio, F., Fagan, C. and C. Remery ‘Analysis Note: A Gender Equality Index for the European Union’ Report for the EU Expert Group on Gender and Employment [EGGE] to the European Commission’s Directorate of Employment and Social Affairs (DGV) – Equal Opportunities Unit (G1), March, 30 pp; available to download athttp://ec.europa.eu/social/keyDocuments.jsp?langId=en
  • 2010     Fagan, C. ‘Analysis Note: Men and Gender Equality – tackling gender segregated family roles and social care jobs’ Report for the EU Expert Group on Gender and Employment [EGGE] to the European Commission’s Directorate of Employment and Social Affairs (DGV) – Equal Opportunities Unit (G1), April, 40 pp; available to download at:http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=748&langId=en&furtherPubs=yes
  • 2009   Fagan, C ‘Flexible working time arrangements in the UK’ Report for the EU Expert Group on Gender and Employment [EGGE] to the European Commission’s Directorate of Employment and Social Affairs (DGV) – Equal Opportunities Unit (G1), Brussels, March, 26 pp.
  • 2009   Fagan, C ‘Gender and fiscal systems in the UK’ Report for the EU Expert Group on Gender and Employment [EGGE] to the European Commission’s Directorate of Employment and Social Affairs (DGV) – Equal Opportunities Unit (G1), Brussels, March, 30 pp.
  • 2009   Fagan, C. ‘National Expert Assessment of the Gender Perspective in The National Reform Programme for Employment’ Report for the EU Expert Group on Gender, Social Inclusion and Employment to the EC Directorate-General Employment and Social Affairs, Unit G1 ‘Equality between women and men’, European Commission, Brussels. October
  • 2010   Fagan, C. ‘Eldercare in the UK – provision and providers‘ Report for the EU Expert Group on Gender, Social Inclusion and Employment to the EC Directorate-General Employment and Social Affairs, Unit G1 ‘Equality between women and men’, European Commission, Brussels. March
  • 2010   Fagan, C. ‘Lifelong learning and new skills in the UK – a gender perspective‘ Report for the EU Expert Group on Gender, Social Inclusion and Employment to the EC Directorate-General Employment and Social Affairs, Unit G1 ‘Equality between women and men’, European Commission, Brussels. June

About EWERC

The European Work and Employment Research Centre was established in 1994 to build upon and develop expertise in comparative and inter-disciplinary research in the area of work and employment.

Contact us

  • Address: 
    Alliance Manchester Business School
    Booth Street East
    Manchester
    M13 9SS, UK

  • Phone: +44 (0) 161 306 1320