Gendering the Knowledge Economy

Comparative Perspectives

  • Sylvia Walby
  • Heidi Gottfried
  • Karin Gottschall
  • Mari Osawa

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About this book


Comparing the UK, US, Germany and Japan, this book draws on innovative concepts of varieties of gender regime as well as varieties of capitalism. The volume re-thinks the processes of de-gendering and re-gendering of working practices in the context of both de-regulation and re-regulation of employment.


care economy employment gender Nation new economy New Media organization organizations work

Authors and affiliations

  • Sylvia Walby
    • 1
  • Heidi Gottfried
    • 2
  • Karin Gottschall
    • 3
  • Mari Osawa
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of LancasterUK
  2. 2.Department of SociologyWayne State UniversityUSA
  3. 3.Centre for Social Policy Research and Graduate School of Social SciencesUniversity of BremenGermany
  4. 4.Institute of Social ScienceUniversity of TokyoJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-57570-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-62487-0
  • About this book