Getting Real About Work for Low-income Women: Challenges, Strategies, Innovations (Issues in Work and Human Resources (Paperback))
- Publish Date: 1998-10-02
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Joel F. Handler;Jay D White
An in-depth view of the world of low-wage women workers, this expert presentation by authors actively involved in the field provides a realistic picture of the women and the issues as well as suggested strategies and innovations. The book covers a wide range of topics, including getting and keeping a job, struggling to balance the demands of work and family, health care, child care, and unemployment. It is set in the context of both welfare reform and the low-wage labor market and incorporates both self-employment and micro-business enterprise.