publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2017

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Willis, Judith S.;
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  • Published: 05 Jun 2017
Abstract
This paper contributes data about women and part-time employment in Australia. "Part-time" is defined as one or more, but less than thirty-five hours per week. Findings from a survey conducted throughout the City of Waverley, Melbourne (1977) are given against a background of similar data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (1977-1996) and the Women and Employment Survey of Great Britain (1980). Aspects of part-time employment are reported for part-time working women and for women who had no paid work, but "would... like to work part-time now". These aspects include range of hours, pattern and number of hours by school level of youngest child, number of wee...
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The sample for this national study constituted respondents born between 1947 and 1963.

Female respondents were women aged 18 years and older, and working at least 15 hours a week in paid employment.

The City of Waverley at the time of the 1976 Census measured 58.57 square kilometres. Since 1986, this spatial unit for the Census has been renamed Statistical Local Area, and the City of Waverley has been, since 1994, incorporated into the City of Monash.

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