Exploring the Characteristics of Self-Employment and Part-Time Work Among Women

Roberta Spalter-Roth, Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., Lois Shaw

May 1, 1993
  • ID: C324

The quality of jobs created during the 1980s– and whether these were “good” jobs or “bad” jobs– has been the source of a highly charged debate. The quality of jobs is of increasing importance to women as their financial responsibility for themselves and their families has grown, and they have been seeking employment opportunities at increasing rates.