Economics of Women, Men, and Work / Edition 6

Economics of Women, Men, and Work / Edition 6

by Francine D Blau, Marianne A Ferber, Anne E Winkler
     
 

The most current and comprehensive source available for research, data, and analysis on women, gender, and economics.

Introduction; Women and Men: Changing Roles in a Changing Economy; The Family as an Economic Unit; The Allocation of Time between the Household and the Labor Market; Differences in Occupations and Earnings: Overview;See more details below

Overview

The most current and comprehensive source available for research, data, and analysis on women, gender, and economics.

Introduction; Women and Men: Changing Roles in a Changing Economy; The Family as an Economic Unit; The Allocation of Time between the Household and the Labor Market; Differences in Occupations and Earnings: Overview; Differences in Occupations and Earnings: The Human Capital Model; Differences in Occupations and Earnings: The Role of Labor Market Discrimination; Recent Employment Trends; Recent Employment Trends; Changing Work Roles and the Family; Policies Affecting Paid Work and the Family; Gender Differences in Other Countries

A useful reference for anyone unfamiliar with the economics of women, men, and work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136084259
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/07/2009
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
8.01(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Women and Men: Changing Roles in a Changing Economy
Chapter 3 The Family as an Economic Unit
Chapter 4 The Allocation of Time between the Household and the Labor Market
Chapter 5 Differences in Occupations and Earnings: Overview
Chapter 6 Differences in Occupations and Earnings: The Human Capital Model
Chapter 7 Differences in Occupations and Earnings: The Role of Labor Market Discrimination
Chapter 8 Recent Developments in Earnings
Chapter 9 Recent Employment Trends
Chapter 10 Changing Work Roles and the Family
Chapter 11 Policies Affecting Paid Work and the Family
Chapter 12 Gender Differences in Other Countries

Author Index
Subject Index

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