Gender-class Equality in Political Economies

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Routledge, 2011 - Law - 270 pages
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Gender-Class Equality in Political Economies offers an in-depth analysis of gender-class equality across six countries to reveal why gender-class equality in paid and unpaid work remains elusive, and what more policy might do to achieve better social and economic outcomes. This book is the first to meld cross-time with cross-country comparisons, link macro structures to micro behavior, and connect class with gender dynamics to yield fresh insights into where we are on the road to gender equality, why it varies across industrialized countries, and the barriers to further progress.

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About the author (2011)

Lynn Prince Cooke is a professor of sociology at the University of Surrey, UK. Her research, exploring policy effects on group outcomes, has appeared in American Journal of Sociology, European Sociological Review, and Journal of Marriage and Family, for which she co-authored the 2010 decade review essay on cross-national research.

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