Introducing Race and Gender into Economics

Introducing Race and Gender into Economics

by Robin L Bartlett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415162831

ISBN-13: 9780415162838

Pub. Date: 09/11/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Economics has tended to be a very male, middle class, white discipline. Introducing Race and Gender into Economics is a ground-breaking book which generates ideas for integrating race and gender issues into introductory eocnomics courses.
Each section gives an overview of how to modify standard courses, including macroeconomics, methodology,

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Overview

Economics has tended to be a very male, middle class, white discipline. Introducing Race and Gender into Economics is a ground-breaking book which generates ideas for integrating race and gender issues into introductory eocnomics courses.
Each section gives an overview of how to modify standard courses, including macroeconomics, methodology, microeconomics as well as race and gender-sensitive issues. This up-to-date work will be of increasing importance to all teachers of introductory economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415162838
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/11/1997
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Preface
Pt. IIntegrating race and gender: a framework
1Reconstructing Economics 190 R&G: Introductory Economics course from a race and gender perspective3
Pt. IIIntegrating race and gender topics into introductory microeconomics
2Protective labor legislation and women's employment31
3Market segmentation: the role of race in housing markets42
4Gender and race and the decision to go to college52
5The labor supply decision - differences between genders and races67
6The economics of affirmative action89
7Risk analysis: do current methods account for diversity?98
Pt. IIIIntegrating race and gender topics into introductory macroeconomics
8Race and gender in a basic labor force model111
9General vs. selective credit controls: the Asset Required Reserve Proposal121
10A critique of national accounting125
11A disaggregated CPI: the differential effects of inflation137
12An active learning exercise for studying the differential effects of inflation141
Pt. IVAdditional considerations in integrating race and gender into Economics 190 R&G
13Gender and the study of economics: a feminist critique147
14Integrating race and gender topics into introductory microeconomics courses156
15Thoughts on teaching Asian-American undergraduates166
16Some thoughts on teaching predominantly affective-oriented groups177
17Race, gender, and economic data190
Index203

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