A-gendering skills: conversations around women, work and skill: an Australian perspective


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Author: Butler, Elaine; Brown, Mike


These 12 papers are part of the study materials for the one-semester distance education unit, Project Development Plan 2, in the Open Campus Program at Deakin University (Australia). They examine the breadth and depth of the actions and debates around the social construction of skill and the critical role played by the concept of skill in the gendering of the workplace. An introduction from Elaine Butler and Mike Brown provides an overview of the papers. The first two papers illustrate the broad picture: 'Con-testing skill: women, skill and training in Australia' by Elaine Butler and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Gender; Equity; Vocational education and training; Employment; Industry; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Social aspects; Political aspects; Sex discrimination; Nontraditional occupation; Wage structure; Wage differential; Skill development; Technological change; Industry restructuring; Award restructuring; Employment practice

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Geelong, Victoria: Deakin University Press, 1993

Physical description: 183 p.

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ISBN: 0730017141

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Elaine Butler and Mike Brown

At head of title: EEE7O3 Project Development Plan 2

Resource type: Edited book

Document number: TD/TNC 143.390

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