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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Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I. Setting the Stage
  • Introduction: Setting the Stage: An Introduction and Overview / Karine S. Moe. 1. A Feminist Critique of the Neoclassical Theory of the Family / Marianne A. Ferber
  • Pt. II. The Economics of Marriage. 2. Rational Choice and the Price of Marriage / Robert Cherry. 3. Conceptualizing and Measuring Bargaining Power within the Household / Cheryl Doss
  • Pt. III. The Division of Work in the Household. 4. Gains from Trade and Specialization: The Division of Work in Married Couple Households / Leslie S. Stratton. 5. But ... Who Mows the Lawn?: The Division of Labor in Same-sex Households / Lisa Giddings
  • Pt. IV. The Economics of Childbearing and Childcaring. 6. Economic Theories of Fertility / Diane Macunovich. 7. The Childcare Economics Conundrum: Quality versus Affordability / Julie A. Nelson. 8. The Childcare Problem for Low-income Working Families / Jean Kimmel
  • Pt. V. The Gender Gap in Earnings. 9. The Human Capital Explanation for the Gender Gap in Earnings / Joyce P. Jacobsen. 10. Occupational Segregation Around the World / Debra Barbezat. 11. Labor Market Discrimination: a Case Study of MBAs / Irene Powell. 12. Employment Discrimination, Economists, and the Law / Joni Hersch.