Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Applied Social Science Research (ICASSR-2013)

Work careers of Chinese Republic Peers women

Authors
Jing Bian, Chao Lu
Corresponding Author
Jing Bian
Available Online August 2013.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icassr.2013.64How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Republic Peers women, work career, life course, family life, interview
Abstract
From the perspective of life course, We focused on Chinese Republic Peers women’s work careers, exploiting 16 interviews on women born in Beijing between 1945 and 1959 and discussed the factors which impact on the formations of their work careers. Job shifts across different workplaces were found from most of the interviewees’ experience. On the other hand, the wave mode of career movement was also conceived to be another dimension in women’s occupational lives. Till the first resignation, as for the interviewees whose work careers are put into “wave mode” or “downward mode”, the downward mobility mostly is related to the shifts among units while the upward mobility is mostly realized within the same unit. These typical phenomena can be considered as a consequence of the changes in Chinese society and national policies. But at the same time, the interviewees’ narratives also show that these women’s work careers are more significantly linked to their life events in terms of family life comparing with their husbands.
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Proceedings
2013 International Conference on Applied Social Science Research (ICASSR-2013)
Part of series
Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
August 2013
ISBN
978-90786-77-69-7
ISSN
1951-6851
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icassr.2013.64How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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