Gender, Labour Markets and Employment


Hamblin, K. (2013). Active ageing in the European Union: Policy convergence and divergence. Palgrave McMillan: Basingstoke

Yeandle, S. ed. (2009) Policy for a Change: local labour market analysis and gender equality. Bristol: The Policy Press.

Alcock, P., Beatty, C., Fothergill, S., Macmillan, R. and Yeandle, S. eds. (2003) Work to Welfare: how men become detached from the labour market. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Journal Articles

Wigfield, A. and Turner, R. (2012), 'South Asian Women and the Labour Market in the UK: attitudes, barriers, solutions’, Journal of Community Positive Practices, vol. 4, 642–667.

Hamblin, K. (2010). Changes to policies for work and retirement in EU15 nations (1995-2005): an exploration of policy packages for the 50-plus cohort, International Journal of Ageing and Later Life, Special Issue: Ageing Societies and the Welfare State, Vol. 5, Issue 1: 13–43.

Yeandle, S. (2006) ‘Supporting Women’s Engagement with their Local Labour MarketsLocal Economy, vol 21, no 2, 197–99.

Yeandle, S. (2001) ‘Labour Market and Related Insecurities’ extended review, Work Employment and Society, vol 15, no 2, 411–414.

Book chapters

Kispeter, E. and Yeandle, S. (2015) ‘Local Welfare Policies in a Centralized Governance System: childcare and eldercare in a period of rapid change in Leeds’, 101–116 in eds. Kutsar, D. and Kuronen, M. ‘Local Welfare Policy making in European Cities’, Social Indicators Research Series 59, Springer International Publishing.

Yeandle, S. (1999) ‘Women, Men and Non-Standard Employment: recent developments in the sexual division of breadwinning and caregiving work in Britain, Germany and Italy’, 80–104, in Crompton, R. ed. The Decline of the ‘male breadwinner’? Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Yeandle, S. (1999) ‘Gender Contracts, Welfare Systems and ‘Non-Standard Working’: diversity and change in Denmark, France, Germany, Italy and the UK’, 141–165 in Felstead, A. and Jewson, N. eds. Global Trends in Flexible Labour. Basingstoke: Macmillan.

Reports and findings from our research projects

FLOWS: The impact of local welfare systems on female labour force participation and social cohesion
Work, Care, Welfare & Women

Authors: Sue Yeandle and Erika Kispeter
Sponsor: European Union, Framework 7 Programme
Date: 2014

Work, Care, Welfare & Women: a Care-Connect Policy Alert
Authors: Sue Yeandle and Erika Kispeter
Sponsor: European Union, Framework 7 Programme
Date: 2014

GELLM: Gender and Employment in Local Labour Markets
Project publications and reports
Authors: Directed by Sue Yeandle
Sponsor: European Social Fund Award
Date: 2003-2006

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