|List of Tables and Figures|
|Notes on the Contributors|
|Re-assessing Women's Working Lives: An Introductory Essay||p. 1|
|Women's Labour Market Position: Ideology and Social Policies|
|World War, Women's Work and the Gender Division of Paid Labour||p. 17|
|Gender-role Attitudes in Britain and the USA||p. 36|
|Money, Marriage and Motherhood: Dual Earner Households after Maternity Leave||p. 54|
|Employment and Domestic Work: A Comparison of Samples of British and French Women||p. 71|
|Feminisation of the Labour Force in Britain and France||p. 89|
|Demographic Change and 'New Opportunities' for Women: The Case of Employers' Career Break Schemes||p. 104|
|Women under Glasnost: An Analysis of 'Women's Place' in Contemporary Soviet Society||p. 118|
|Breaking Male Definitions of Work|
|Wives' and Husbands' Labour Market Participation and Household Resource Distribution in the Context of Middle-class Male Unemployment||p. 131|
|The Modern Cinderellas: Women and the Contract Cleaning Industry in Belfast||p. 148|
|Women, Business and Self-employment: A Conceptual Minefield||p. 162|
|Trading Relationships: Home Selling and Petty Enterprise in Women's Lives||p. 175|
|Author Index||p. 204|
|Subject Index||p. 208|
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