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
     
 

ISBN-10: 013090922X

ISBN-13: 9780130909220

Pub. Date: 07/28/2001

Publisher: Pearson

/*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

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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.

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

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.

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