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Jobs for the boys and the girls: promoting a smart, successful and equal Scotland – the final report of the Scottish component of the EOC’s general formal investigation into occupational segregation.

Thomson, Emily, Campbell, Jim, Gillespie, Morag and McKay, Ailsa (2005) Jobs for the boys and the girls: promoting a smart, successful and equal Scotland – the final report of the Scottish component of the EOC’s general formal investigation into occupational segregation. Project Report. Equal Opportunities Commission.

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Examines the concentration of men and women in different occupations in Scotland. Identifies the reasons for gender stereotypical career choices in Scotland. Outlines the economic impact of occupational segregation. Discusses Scottish and EU measures to tackle gender-based occupational segregation. Explores issues of gender segregation within the Modern Apprenticeship programme, focusing on five sectors: construction; engineering; plumbing; childcare; and information and communications technology (ICT). Makes recommendations to tackle segregation in training and work. Highlights the need to reform and evaluate the Modern Apprenticeship programme.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Additional Information: Commissioned by: Equal Opportunities Commission Scotland Emily Thomson now of Glasgow Caledonian University
Uncontrolled Keywords: equal opportunities; occupation; segregation; career opportunities; pay gap; modern apprenticeship; vocational education; training;
Item ID: 2146
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 13 May 2008 10:36
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2013 14:59
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2146

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