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The Economics of Women, Men, and Work / Edition 5
     

The Economics of Women, Men, and Work / Edition 5

by Francine D. Blau
 

ISBN-10: 0131851543

ISBN-13: 9780131851542

Pub. Date: 07/25/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

/*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:
9780131851542
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/25/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
9.99(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.89(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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