The Economics of Women, Men, and Work

The Economics of Women, Men, and Work

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For courses concerned with the economic status of women, economics of gender, and economics of the family, but also applicable to interdisciplinary women's studies courses, introductory-level courses in economic problems, and as a supplement to general labor economics courses.This text draws into a single, highly accessible volume the most current summary and synthesis of research and data from economics and other social sciences on women, men, and work in the labor market and household.show more

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  • Paperback | 446 pages
  • 176 x 232 x 22mm | 659.99g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • indexes
  • 013090922X
  • 9780130909220

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. Women and Men: Changing Roles in a Changing Economy. 3. The Family as an Economic Unit. 4. The Allocation of Time between the Household and the Labor Market. 5. Differences in Occupations and Earnings: Overview. 6. Differences in Occupations and Earnings: The Human Capital Model. 7. Differences in Occupations and Earnings: The Role of Labor Market Discrimination. 8. Recent Developments in the Labor Market: Their Impact on Women and Men. 9. Changing Work Roles and the Family. 10. Policies Affecting Paid Work and Family. 11. Gender Differences in Other Countries. Author Index. Subject Index.show more

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