The Economics of Gender

ISBN: 9781557863898
Publisher: Blackwell Pub
Publication Date: 1994-11
Number of pages: 352
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The Economics of Gender, 3e offers an affordable, comprehensive, and up-to-date introduction to the contemporary research being conducted on the differences between women’s and men’s economic opportunities, activities, and rewards.

While focusing on contemporary US patterns, this text integrates an uniquely international comparative perspective
Discusses the pros and cons of various policies, including comparable worth and welfare programs
Revisions to the 3rd edition include fully updated data, inclusion of new research, and new examples and studies
Clear, readable, and provocative with helpful appendices to provide additional information for readers who have little experience with economics, while simultaneously providing further detail for the economically sophisticated
Flexible in design, for use by both labor economics students and women’s studies programs without labor economics prerequisites

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