Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
xiv, 361 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : interrogating the work/family divide / Joanne Conaghan and Kerry Rittich Work, family, and the discipline of labour law / Joanne Conaghan Equity or efficiency : international institutions and the work/family nexus / Kerry Rittich Work/family, Australian labour law, and the normative worker / Anna Chapman The right to flexibility / Hugh Collins Recommodifying time : working hours of 'live-in' domestic workers / Guy Mundlak The family economy versus the labour market (or housework as a legal issue) / Maria Rosaria Marella Gender and diversification of labour forms in Japan / Mutsuko Asakura Poor women's work experiences : gaps in the 'work/family' discussion / Lucy Williams Work, family, and parenthood : the European Union agenda / Clare McGlynn Taking leave : work and family in Australian law and policy / Rosemary J. Owens A new gender contract? : work/life balance and working-time flexibility / Judy Fudge Work and family issues in the transitional countries of central and eastern Europe : the case of Hungary / Csilla Kollonay Lehoczky Issues of work and family in Japan / Hiroko Hayashi A woman's world : what if care work were socialized and police/fire protection left to individual families? / Richard Michael Fischl.
Includes bibliographical references and index.