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Segmentation du marché du travail et précarité de l'aide à domicile. Comment les partenaires sociaux peuvent-ils agir ?

  • Bruno Lamotte


    (LEPII - Laboratoire d'Économie de la Production et de l'Intégration Internationale - CNRS - Grenoble 2 UPMF - Université Pierre Mendès France)

  • Emmanuelle Puissant

    (CREPPEM - Centre de Recherche Économique sur les Politiques Publiques dans une Économie de Marché - Grenoble 2 UPMF - Université Pierre Mendès France)

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    The home support sector, considered as a potential pool of jobs by the public autorities, has a reputation for offering insecure and low qualified jobs. From a descriptive work grouping together social partners trying to reduce this job insecurity and from a monographic work on the sector, we have adopted a segmentationist approach to the job market and propose a dualistic reading of job insecurity in this specific business sector. After having shown the multidimensional aspect of job insecurity, we demonstrate why home-support jobs can be analyzed by the yardstick of secondary job markets. On this basis, we then analyze the variety of secondary-market types together with the stakes that access to an upper segment of the secondary market would represent in this sector. This stakes include a possible decrease in the number of job insecurity situations.

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    Date of creation: 2010
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    Publication status: Published in Économies et sociétés, série "Socio-économie du travail", AB, n° 32,, 2010, 44 (7), pp. 1213-1239
    Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00526596
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    1. François Michon, 2007. "What became of labour market segmentation in France : its changing design," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) halshs-00265559, HAL.
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