Book 2005

The Economic Emergence of Women

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ISBN: 978-0-312-23243-6 (Print) 978-1-4039-8258-2 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-10

    The Breakup of the Sex-Role Caste System

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    Pages 11-24

    Why Did Women Emerge?

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    Pages 25-40

    The Social Factors: Births, Schools, Divorces, Ideas

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    Pages 41-60

    “Women’s Place” in the Labor Market

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    Pages 61-84

    Occupational Segregation by Sex: The Root of Women’s Disadvantage

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    Chapter

    Pages 85-102

    Setting the Pay for the Jobs Women Hold

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    Chapter

    Pages 103-118

    Government Action Against Discrimination

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    Chapter

    Pages 119-132

    Affirmative Action and Pay Equity

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    Chapter

    Pages 133-152

    The Occupation of Housewife

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    Pages 153-173

    Lone Parents and their Poverty

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    Pages 175-188

    Keeping House: The Economics and Politics of Family Care

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    Pages 189-207

    “Industrializing” Housework and Child Care

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    Pages 209-218

    A Policy Agenda for the Sex-Role Revolution

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 219-255