Working Time in Comparative Perspective: Volume II - Life-Cycle Working Time and Nonstandard Work

Title

Working Time in Comparative Perspective: Volume II - Life-Cycle Working Time and Nonstandard Work

Year

2001

DOI

10.17848/9780880992299

Abstract

The chapters explore an expanded set of working-time issues, which may be loosely grouped under two topics: 1) working time over the life cycle, and 2) nonstandard work arrangements (e.g., temporary work, job sharing and moonlighting).

Files

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Download 10. A Comparative Analysis of Moonlighting in Canada and the United States (165 KB)

Contents

Introduction and Overview/ Susan Houseman and Alice Nakamura

  1. The Life Cycle of Working Time in the United States and Canada / John D. Owen
  2. Perspectives on Working Time over the Life Cycle / Michael Wolfson and Geoff Rowe
  3. Adults Returning to School: Payoffs from Studying at a Community College / Duane E. Leigh and Andrew M. Gill
  4. Children's Effects on Women's Labor Market Attachment and Earnings / William E. Even and David A. Macpherson
  5. U.S. Health Policy and Mothers of Children with Disabilities / Janet Hunt-McCool
  6. Early Retirees of a Telecommunications Firm: Patterns of Employment and Working Time / Gangaram Singh and Anil Verma
  7. Working Time over the Life Cycle / Michael Baker and Dwayne Benjamin
  8. Self-Employment and Schedule Flexibility for Married Females / Theresa J. Devine
  9. Work Site and Work Hours / Linda N. Edwards and Elizabeth Field-Hendrey
  10. A Comparative Analysis of Moonlighting in Canada and the United States / Jean Kimmel and Lisa M. Powell
  11. Large Companies and the Changing Use of Temporary Workers / Shulamit Kahn, Fred Foulkes, and Jeffrey Heisler

Note

Papers presented at the conference on 'Changes in Working Time in Canada and the United States' which was held in Ottawa, Ontario, on June 13-15, 1996

ISBN

9780880992305 (cloth) ; 9780880992299 (pbk.) ; 9780880992299 (ebook)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Employment relationships; Nonstandard work arrangements; Work and family balance

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Houseman, Susan, and Alice Nakamura, eds. 2001. Working Time in Comparative Perspective. Vol. 2, Life-Cycle Working Time and Nonstandard Work. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880992299