The Feminist Dollar: The Wise Woman's Buying Guide

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Studies have found that the purchasing power of American women is potentially the greatest in the world. So why not support the rights of women while you shop? Fun to read, easy to use, and packed with the latest information available, The Feminist Dollar gives you the basic facts about gender fairness and equity as it is - or is not - practiced by corporations and governments, so that you can make informed decisions about the policies you want to support when buying merchandise and traveling abroad. Among the ...

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Overview

Studies have found that the purchasing power of American women is potentially the greatest in the world. So why not support the rights of women while you shop? Fun to read, easy to use, and packed with the latest information available, The Feminist Dollar gives you the basic facts about gender fairness and equity as it is - or is not - practiced by corporations and governments, so that you can make informed decisions about the policies you want to support when buying merchandise and traveling abroad. Among the almost 400 companies covered here that make and market the products you buy and use every day, you will discover which promote women, have generous childcare or family leave policies, or contribute to organizations that benefit women, so that you can apply economic pressure where it can make a difference. Also, you will find the FEM - feminist evaluation measure - ratings of some of the states and countries to which you might travel.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780306455636
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publication date: 5/15/1997
  • Pages: 448
  • Lexile: 1260L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.45 (w) x 8.18 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Women's Power: Making Good Use of Your Economic Clout 3
Ch. 2 La Creme de la FEMME: Our Scoring Guide 15
Ch. 3 The Kitchen CEO 31
Ch. 4 Beyond the Grocery Store: Product Ratings for Household Goods, Stores, Clothes, and Children's Products 58
Ch. 5 Household-Based Consumption: Ratings of Other Products and Services Often Purchased by Women 95
Ch. 6 Making Female-Friendly Consumerism Work from Work: Rating Products and Services Related to the Office 137
Ch. 7 The States of Women's Status 163
Ch. 8 Globe-Trotting Women 219
Endnotes 274
Buying Guide: Product Names and Companies by Category 282
App. 1 Methodology, Scoring, and References 347
App. 2 Category Ratings of Companies 369
App. 3 Organizations that Help Women 384
App. 4 Governors' Names, Addresses, and Phone Numbers 392
About the Authors 396
Index 397
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