The Economics of Women, Men, and Work / Edition 4

The Economics of Women, Men, and Work / Edition 4

by Marianne A. Ferber, Anne E. Winkler, Marianne A. Ferber, Anne E. Winkler
     
 

/*9095B-3, 0-13-090922-X, Blau, Francine D., Economics of Women, Men and Work, 4/E*/ This single, highly accessible volume explores the most current summary and synthesis of research and data from economics and the social sciences on women, men, and work in the labor market and household. Women and Men: Changing Roles in a ChangingSee more details below

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/*9095B-3, 0-13-090922-X, Blau, Francine D., Economics of Women, Men and Work, 4/E*/ This single, highly accessible volume explores the most current summary and synthesis of research and data from economics and the social sciences on women, men, and work in the labor market and household. 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 Developments in the Labor Market: Their Impact on Women and Men. Changing Work Roles and the Family. Policies to Balance Paid Work and Family. Gender Differences in Other Countries. Economists, Sociologists, Social Workers, Demographers, Policy Analysts, Labor Market Analysts. Also of interest to noneconomists and students who would like to learn about gender issues in the workplace and in the family but have little, if any, prior background in economics.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130909220
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Series:
Prentice Hall Series in Economics
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
446
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Women and Men: Changing Roles in a Changing Economy13
Ch. 3The Family as an Economic Unit35
Ch. 4The Allocation of Time Between the Household and the Labor Market81
Ch. 5Differences in Occupations and Earnings: Overview133
Ch. 6Differences in Occupations and Earnings: The Human Capital Model155
Ch. 7Differences in Occupations and Earnings: The Role of Labor Market Discrimination201
Ch. 8Recent Developments in the Labor Market: Their Impact on Women and Men257
Ch. 9Changing Work Roles and the Family301
Ch. 10Policies Affecting Paid Work and Family335
Ch. 11Gender Differences in Other Countries382
Author Index433
Subject Index439

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