Women, family, and work : writings in the economics of gender / edited by Karine S. Moe.

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Published: Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, c2003.
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245 0 0 |a Women, family, and work :  |b writings in the economics of gender /  |c edited by Karine S. Moe. 
260 |a Oxford, UK ;  |a Malden, Mass. :  |b Blackwell,  |c c2003. 
300 |a xii, 239 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 25 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 0 |g Pt. I.  |t Setting the Stage --  |t Introduction: Setting the Stage: An Introduction and Overview /  |r Karine S. Moe.  |g 1.  |t A Feminist Critique of the Neoclassical Theory of the Family /  |r Marianne A. Ferber --  |g Pt. II.  |t The Economics of Marriage.  |g 2.  |t Rational Choice and the Price of Marriage /  |r Robert Cherry.  |g 3.  |t Conceptualizing and Measuring Bargaining Power within the Household /  |r Cheryl Doss --  |g Pt. III.  |t The Division of Work in the Household.  |g 4.  |t Gains from Trade and Specialization: The Division of Work in Married Couple Households /  |r Leslie S. Stratton.  |g 5.  |t But ... Who Mows the Lawn?: The Division of Labor in Same-sex Households /  |r Lisa Giddings --  |g Pt. IV.  |t The Economics of Childbearing and Childcaring.  |g 6.  |t Economic Theories of Fertility /  |r Diane Macunovich.  |g 7.  |t The Childcare Economics Conundrum: Quality versus Affordability /  |r Julie A. Nelson.  |g 8.  |t The Childcare Problem for Low-income Working Families /  |r Jean Kimmel --  |g Pt. V.  |t The Gender Gap in Earnings.  |g 9.  |t The Human Capital Explanation for the Gender Gap in Earnings /  |r Joyce P. Jacobsen.  |g 10.  |t Occupational Segregation Around the World /  |r Debra Barbezat.  |g 11.  |t Labor Market Discrimination: a Case Study of MBAs /  |r Irene Powell.  |g 12.  |t Employment Discrimination, Economists, and the Law /  |r Joni Hersch. 
520 1 |a "Women, Family, and Work is a collection of original essays on topics related to the economics of gender and the family. Written by leading thinkers in the field, the chapters apply traditional economic theory to non-traditional topics, while also stretching and bending neoclassical economic thought to provide a better model of economic interactions."--BOOK JACKET. 
650 0 |a Work and family. 
650 0 |a Sex role  |x Economic aspects. 
650 0 |a Women  |x Employment. 
650 0 |a Families  |x Economic aspects. 
650 0 |a Sexual division of labor. 
700 1 |a Moe, Karine S. 
991 |a 2004-01-13 
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