Letters to the Editor

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7th March, 2009

Women in the workforce

Jennifer O’Connell (1/3/09) praises Iceland for its greater economic inclusion of women in times of crisis. One wonders, however, why they were not so widely included prior to the current crisis.

This kind of reactionary inclusion of women has a downside. Is O’Connell sure that women are not just being ‘useful’, as they were during World War II? A woman stepping into a male executive’s shoes is likely to do...

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