Table of contents for Changing life patterns in Western industrial societies / edited by Janet Zollinger Giele, Elke Holst.


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LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS                               ix

FOREWORD
     Timothy J. Owens                              xi

PREFACE
     Janet Zollinger Giele and Elke Hoist         xiii

INTRODUCTION: CHANGING LIFE PATTERNS IN WESTERN
INDUSTRIAL SOCIETIES
     Janet Zollinger Giele and Elke Hoist         xv

PART I: STRUCTURAL FORCES THAT SHAPE LIFE PATTERNS

1. NEW LIFE PATTERNS AND CHANGING GENDER ROLES
     Janet Zollinger Giele and Elke Hoist          3

2. THE RECONFIGURATION OF WORK AND
  EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES AT
  THE TURN OF THE CENTURY
     Michael J. Piore                             23

3. WELFARE REGIMES IN RELATION TO PAID
  WORK AND CARE
     Janet C. Gornick and Marcia K. Meyers        45




4. LIFESTYLE PREFERENCES VERSUS PATRIARCHAL
  VALUES: CAUSAL AND NON-CAUSAL ATTITUDES
     Catherine Hakim                            69


PART II: THE CHANGING DEMOGRAPHICS OF TIME USE

5. TIME, WORK, AND FAMILY IN THE UNITED STATES
     Suzanne M. Bianchi and Marybeth J. Mattingly  95


6. CHANGING WORK AND LIFE PATTERNS: EXAMPLES OF
  NEW WORKING-TIME ARRANGEMENTS IN THE
  EUROPEAN MEMBER STATES
     Janneke Plantenga                         119


7. EMPLOYMENT OPTIONS OF MEN AND WOMEN
  IN EUROPE
     Harald Bielenski and Alexandra Wagner     137


PART III: INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS IN AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE

8. LABOR-MARKET STRUCTURES AND WOMEN'S PAID
  WORK: OPPORTUNITIES AND CONSTRAINTS IN THE
  SWISS LABOR MARKET
     Marlis Buchmann, Irene Kriesi, and Stefan Sacchi  165


9. WORK AND FAMILY BALANCE: A NEW CHALLENGE
  FOR POLICIES IN FRANCE
     Marie-Therese Letablier                   189


10. THE INFLUENCE OF EUROPEAN UNION LEGISLATION
   ON LABOUR MARKET EQUALITY FOR WOMEN
     Sabine Berghahn                           211




11. THE WELFARE STATE AND TIME ALLOCATION IN
  SWEDEN, DENMARK, FRANCE, AND ITALY
    Jens Bonke and Elke Koch- Weser            231


PART IV: THE ROLE OF INDIVIDUAL AGENCY AND CHOICE

12. PUBLISHING AND THE NEW MEDIA PROFESSIONS
  AS FORERUNNERS OF PIONEER WORK AND
  LIFE PATTERNS
    Sigrid Betzelt and Karin Gottschall        257

13. ECONOMIC RELATIONS BETWEEN WOMEN AND
  MEN: NEW REALITIES AND THE RE-INTERPRETATION
  OF DEPENDENCE
    Annemette Sorensen                         281

14. WOMEN AND MEN AS AGENTS OF CHANGE IN
  THEIR OWN LIVES
    Janet Zollinger Giele                      299

AUTHOR INDEX                                   319

SUBJECT INDEX                                  325





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Sex role Developed countries Congresses, Women Employment Developed countries Congresses, Social change Developed countries Congresses, Quality of life Developed countries Congresses, Industrial sociology Developed countries Congresses