The Economics of Women, Men, and Work

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Business & Economics - 446 pages
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This text is designed for courses concerned with the economic status of women, economics of gender, and economics of the family, but is also applicable to interdisciplinary women's studies courses, introductory-level courses in economic problems, and as a supplement to general labour economics courses. The book draws into a single, accessible volume a summary and synthesis of research and data from economics and other social sciences on women, men, and work in the labour market and household.

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Contents

Introduction
3
Changing Roles in a Changing Economy
13
Women and Men Changing Roles in a Changing Economy
14
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Cornell University

Marianne A. Ferber is a professor emerita of economics and women's studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Julie A. Nelson is a senior research associate at the Global Development and Environment Institute of Tufts University and the author of Feminism, Objectivity, and Economics. Both are associate editors of the journal "Feminist Economics,

University of Missouri-St. Louis

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