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Gender and Economics: A European Perspective
     

Gender and Economics: A European Perspective

by Geske Dijkstra
 

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Gender and Economics: A European Perspective provides an introduction to gender studies in economics. This is a rapidly expanding field in which textbooks are urgently necessary. The contributors give comprehensive coverage of the economic situation of women throughout Europe. The authors approach the subject at three different levels.
* The economic

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Gender and Economics: A European Perspective provides an introduction to gender studies in economics. This is a rapidly expanding field in which textbooks are urgently necessary. The contributors give comprehensive coverage of the economic situation of women throughout Europe. The authors approach the subject at three different levels.
* The economic theory of gender and economics
* The different positions of men and women in the economy, their earning power and the division of labour within the family
* European policy and law, and how this is evolving.
Giving a unique balance of theoretical and empirical data this book will be of great use to students of Labour Economics. It will also provide a wider view for all students of micro and macro economics.

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Introduces a gender studies perspective into economics, focusing on the economic situation of women throughout Europe. Overviews the economic theory of gender and economics, examines European policy and law, especially affirmative action and comparable worth, and looks at the different positions of men and in women in the economy, their earning power, and the division of labor within the family. Of interest to students of labor economics and micro- and macroeconomics. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781136191411
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/11/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
184
File size:
4 MB

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