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This lively and educated selection of papers via prime analysts addresses key questions relating to welfare, citizenship and threat together with: the character of lack of confidence and social security; the stability among inequality and egalitarianism; the connection among governments and voters; the parameters of citizenship; and the impression of possibility evaluation and threat administration.
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2 shows. On the other hand, service employment and financial services came to dominate for both men and women. Parallel to these occupational changes has been the decline in the number of unskilled jobs and the rise in employment requiring training and professional qualifications. Educational achievement has now become a central requirement for opening up employment opportunities. 8, p. 78. 2 shows. Unlike men, however, the probability of women's employment depends on their marital status and the presence of children in the family.
It is 25 not, therefore, unexpected that the recent expansion of part-time employment has been taken up by 'over-qualified women rather than by unskilled and less educated women or men' (McLaughlin, 1994, p. 185). In occupational terms, for both men and women in part-time work, 'the highest proportions are in sales and service jobs, while managerial and industrial occupations remain predominantly full-time' (Naylor, 1994, p. 476). Several studies have shown that part-time workers vis-a-vis full-time workers in most countries 'face a double bind: lower hourly earnings are severely compounded by less than pro rata employee benefit packages' even after taking into account 'human capital differences and a range of job characteristics' (Gornick and Jacobs, 1996, p.
In the 1990s, workfare projects were introduced that made the payment of benefit conditional on accepting employment in low-paid, low-skill work. • The regulations governing the payment of redundancy lump sums have been altered in order to reduce both the number of workers who qualifY and the amount of the lump sum. A series of legislative measures has reduced the protection of low-paid workers. The various wages councils that provided a minimum wage in certain industries and trades have gradually been abolished on the grounds that their work reduced labour flexibility and hence efficiency and profitability.