Equal Value/Comparable Worth in the UK and the USA

  • Peggy Kahn
  • Elizabeth Meehan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction: Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value in Britain and the USA

  3. Major Themes Relating to Equal Value and Comparable Worth

  4. Case Studies of Equal Value/Comparable Worth Campaigns, Litigation and Implementation in the Public and Private Sectors

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 259-284

About this book


Including contributions by both British and American researchers, this book explores equal value developments in the two countries. Through thematic chapters and case studies, it examines legal developments, trade union activity, the operation of job evaluation, and the race and class politics of equal value. Both the possibilities and the limits of equal value reform are discussed.


evaluation gender Nation politics Prestige women

Editors and affiliations

  • Peggy Kahn
    • 1
  • Elizabeth Meehan
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Michigan-FlintUSA
  2. 2.The Queen’s University of BelfastUK

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