PL EN


Preferences help
enabled [disable] Abstract
Number of results
2019 | 122 | 109-121
Article title

Situation of women on the Polish labour market. A case study

Content
Title variants
Languages of publication
EN
Abstracts
EN
The aim of this article is to present the most important issues related to discrimination against women on the Polish labour market. Visible differences between the situation of women and men can be seen when analysing the level of unemployment, which for years has been higher for women. The author put forward a hypothesis that women face discrimination both when looking for a job as well as during their employment relationship. The article consists of an introduction, three parts and a summary. The first part presents the concept and essence of discrimination. The second part presents the situation of women on the Polish labour market. It also presents the difficulties faced by women on their career path. The third part presents the results of research on discrimination against women on the labour market in Częstochowa. The study was conducted between October 2018 and January 2019 among 100 randomly selected women from the city of Częstochowa. The survey used a questionnaire in a paper version. The questions were of a closed nature.
Year
Volume
122
Pages
109-121
Physical description
Contributors
  • Faculty of Management, Czestochowa University of Technology, 19 B Armii Krajowej Str., 42-200 Czestochowa, Poland
References
  • [1] Albanesi, Stefania, and Ayşegül Şahin. The gender unemployment gap. Review of Economic Dynamics 30, 2018.
  • [2] Caceres-Rodriguez, Rick. The glass ceiling revisited: Moving beyond discrimination in the study of gender in public organizations. Administration & Society 45.6, 2013.
  • [3] Cotter, David A., et al. The glass ceiling effect. Social forces 80.2, 2001.
  • [4] Dilnot, Andrew, and Michael Kell. Male unemployment and women's work. Fiscal Studies 8.3 (1987).
  • [5] Irena E. Kotowska. Discrimination against Women in the Labor Market in Poland during the Transition to a Market Economy. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society 2.1, 1995, 76-90. https://doi.org/10.1093/sp/2.1.76
  • [6] Farquhar, Graham D., James R. Ehleringer, and Kerry T. Hubick. Carbon isotope discrimination and photosynthesis. Annual review of plant biology 40.1, 1989.
  • [7] Hodson, Randy. Gender differences in job satisfaction: Why aren't women more dissatisfied? The Sociological Quarterly 30.3, 1989.
  • [8] Leana, Carrie R., and Daniel C. Feldman. Gender differences in responses to unemployment. Journal of Vocational Behavior 38.1, 1991.
  • [9] Radović Marković M., Critical employment analysis: theory, methodology and research. Journal of Security and Sustainability Issues 2011, 1(2).
  • [10] Selmi, Michael. Why are employment discrimination cases so hard to win. La. L. Rev. 61, 2000.
  • [11] Pfau-Effinger, Birgit. Women's employment in the institutional and cultural context. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 32.9/10 (2012) 530-543
  • [12] Kindler, Marta, and Monika Szulecka. The economic integration of Ukrainian and Vietnamese migrant women in the polish labour market. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 39.4 (2013): 649-671
  • [13] Taylor, Edward J. The new economics of labour migration and the role of remittances in the migration process. International migration 37.1 (1999) 63-88.
  • [14] Crow, Mary. Personnel in transition: the case of Polish women personnel managers. Personnel Review 27.3 (1998) 243-261
  • [15] Matysiak, Anna, and Daniele Vignoli. Fertility and women’s employment: A meta-analysis. European Journal of Population / Revue européenne de Démographie 24.4 (2008) 363-384
  • [16] Tomkiewicz, Joseph, et al. "A comparative analysis of the attitudes toward women managers in the US and Poland." Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal 11.2 (2004) 58-70
  • [17] Lange, Thomas. Communist legacies, gender and the impact on job satisfaction in Central and Eastern Europe. European Journal of Industrial Relations 14.3 (2008) 327-346
  • [18] Pratschke, Jonathan, and Enrica Morlicchio. Social polarisation, the labour market and economic restructuring in Europe: an urban perspective. Urban Studies 49.9 (2012) 1891-1907
  • [19] Lutz, Helma. Gender in the migratory process. Journal of ethnic and migration studies 36.10 (2010) 1647-1663
  • [20] Wróblewska, Wiktoria. Women's health status in Poland in the transition to a market economy. Social Science & Medicine 54.5 (2002) 707-726
  • [21] Acker, Joan. Women and social stratification: A case of intellectual sexism. American Journal of Sociology 78.4 (1973) 936-945
  • [22] Huddleston, Patricia, and Linda K. Good. Job motivators in Russian and Polish retail firms. International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management 27.9 (1999) 383-393
  • [23] Misra, Joya, Jonathan Woodring, and Sabine N. Merz. The globalization of care work: Neoliberal economic restructuring and migration policy. Globalizations 3.3 (2006) 317-332
  • [24] Strandh, Mattias, et al. Unemployment, gender and mental health: the role of the gender regime. Sociology of Health & Illness 35.5 (2013) 649-665
Document Type
article
Publication order reference
Identifiers
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.psjd-4cee8fd9-672b-4ef0-a1d0-62a1b82c9e95
JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. Turn it on to take full advantage of this site, then refresh the page.