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Researcher: Baxter, JH (Dr Janeen Baxter)

Fields of Research

Gender Specific Studies
Labour Economics
Welfare Economics

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Employment Patterns and Change
Gender and Sexualities
Community Service (excl. Work)
Women's Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Barriers to equality: men's and women's attitudes to workplace entitlements in Australia; Journal of Sociology
Gender inequality in Australian society; A Sociology of Australian Society
Moving Toward Equality? Questions of change and equality in household work patterns; Gender and Institutions: Welfare, Work and Citizenship
Satisfaction with Housework: Examining the paradox; Sociology
The Glass Ceiling Hypothesis - A Comparative Study of the United States, Sweden, and Australia; Gender and Society
Will the employment conditions of part-timers in Australia and New Zealand worsen?; Part-time Prospects: An international comparison of part-time work in Europe, North America and the Pacific Rim

Research Projects

Breast Cancer Screening: Why Some Women Do and Some Women Don't; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Negotiating the Lifecourse: Household organisation and labour force involvement; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

An investigation into the impact of mid-life crises suffered by managers and executives on Australian organisations
Enabling Change in Family Farm Businesses
Family Farming in the Tasmanian Potato Industry
Gender, Health and Environmental Health Risks
Leaving the War Zone - Fifty (Three) Ways to Leave your Lover- A Feminist Analysis of Fifty-Three Women's Pathways to Leaving a Male Partner who Assaulted Them
Working their way out of poverty? Australian sole mothers, labour market participation and welfare reform