Conclusion: Changes and Continuity

  • Anna Bellavitis


The chapter concludes on the continuities and changes of women’s work. Research on wages show that, in the past as today, women’s wages were inferior to men’s wages, a part from the least paid sectors. The care and reproduction work done by women in the home was never quantified, and even today the statistics on GDP in EU countries include the production and trafficking of drugs, but not unpaid care and domestic work. The competition between men and women on the labour market is a very long-term issue.


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  • Anna Bellavitis
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  1. 1.University of RouenRouenFrance

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