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Are Women Paid Fairly?

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Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues, Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help ...

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Overview

Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues, Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737761542
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 1/4/2013
  • Series: At Issue Series: Social Issues
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Don't Get Mad, Get Even Ann Crittenden 10

2 There Is No Male-Female Wage Gap Carrie Lukas 15

3 Young Women Are Increasingly Paid More than Young Men Gaby Hinsliff 19

4 Men Reap the Benefits of Highly Paid Wives Petula Dvorak 24

5 The Wage Gap Is the Result of Discrimination Mashaun D. Simon 28

6 The Wage Gap Is a Result of Women's Choices Christina Hoff Sommers 31

7 Money Is Not More Important for Men than Women Soraya Chemaly 35

8 Unions Help Women's Wages Sarah Standiford 46

9 Unions Hurt Women's Opportunities Carrie Lukas 50

10 Women's Lower Wages Are Compounded by Dwindling Social Services Rosa DeLauro Heidi Hartmann 56

11 Women Executives Earn Less than Their Male Counterparts Jena McGregor 60

12 Women CEOs May Outearn Male Counterparts in Some Areas Bianna Golodryga Michael Murray 63

13 CEOs with Daughters Pay Women More Kimberly Weisul 66

14 CEOs with Daughters Will Not Solve the Gender Pay Gap C.V. Harquail 69

15 Domestic Work and Childrearing Can Be Financially Quantified Salary.com 74

16 Women Should Not Be Financially Compensated for Child-Rearing Ruth Graham 77

17 Global Financial Equality for Women Benefits Everyone Hillary Rodham Clinton 80

Organizations to Contact 84

Bibliography 89

Index 93

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