Women in the Construction Industry - A Discussion on the Findings of the Two Recent Studies of the Construction Industry Sector
Gale, Andrew W. & Skitmore, Martin (1990) Women in the Construction Industry - A Discussion on the Findings of the Two Recent Studies of the Construction Industry Sector. In Ireland, V. & Cheetham, D. (Eds.) Building Economics and Construction Management: Management of the Building Firm,, Sydney, Australia.
This paper reports the results of two recent studies concerning the attitudes of women toward the UK construction industry. The major finding from both studies is that females perceive the UK construction industry to have a low level image comparable with a cottage industry, and a recommendation is made for increased publicity and education about the construction industry and its professional occupations.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Labour Market, Women, Education, Image of Industry|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > BUILDING (120200) > Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1990 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||21 Jun 2006|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:33|
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