The Economics of Women, Men, and Work

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Business & Economics - 446 pages
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This book draws into a single, highly accessible volume the most current summary and synthesis of research and data from economics and other social sciences on women, men, and work in the labor market and household. Chapter topics cover 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 affecting paid work and family; and gender differences in other countries.

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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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