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Women, family, and work

Karine S. Moe

Blackwell 2003 239 s. ISBN 0631225765
Bogomtale fra forlaget.

Women, Family, and Work is a collection of original essays on a wide variety of topics related to the economics of gender and the family. Written by leading thinkers in the field, the essays apply traditional economic theory to unconventional topics, while also developing neoclassical economic thought to provide a better model of economic interactions.
12 newly-commissioned essays on the economics of labor, gender, and family life. Juxtaposes various viewpoints, allowing readers to weigh the benefits and drawbacks of each model.
Applies traditional economic theory to unconventional topics, while also revisioning neoclassical economic thought.

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Contents
Notes on Editor and Authors.
Acknowledgements.
Preface.
Part I: Setting the Stage.
Part II: The Economics of Marriage.
Part III: The Division of Work in the Household.
Part IV: The Economics of Childbearing and Childcaring.
Part V: The Gender Gap in Earnings.