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Banking and gender: sex equality in the financial services in Britain and Turkey.

Ozbilgin, Mustafa and Woodward, Diana (2004) Banking and gender: sex equality in the financial services in Britain and Turkey. Tauris Academic Studies . I.B. Tauris. ISBN 1860649483

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Drawing comparisons from Turkey and Britain, countries which are at the margins of the European continent, 'Banking and Gender' argues that most of the gendered inequalities in employment are socially constructed. Exploring the historical and social development of sex segregation and equality initiatives in both countries, it challenges biologically deterministic assumptions on 'professions fit for women or men' which are still prevalent in employment practices in both countries. 'Banking and Gender' is the first in-depth cross-cultural and empirical study of employment in the financial service and represents a genuinely innovative contribution to the theory and understanding of these fields. It is also, of course, a directed call towards equality of opportunity in the work-place.

Item Type: Book
ISBN: 1860649483
Electronic ISBN: 9781860649486
Uncontrolled Keywords: banking; sexual equality; social history; Britain; Turkey;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Support Services > Research and Knowledge Transfer > Research Office
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 332 Financial economics
300 Social sciences > 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 305 Social groups
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Item ID: 5
Depositing User: Users 2 not found.
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2007 15:35
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2011 14:18
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5

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