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The Economic Emergence of Women

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This new edition of a classic feminist book explains how one of thegreat historical revolutions--the ongoing movement toward equalitybetween the sexes--has come about. Its origins are to found, not inchanging ideas, but in the economic developments that have made women'slabor too valuable to be spent exclusively in domestic pursuits. Therevolution is unfinished; new arrang
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Hardcover, Second Edition, 272 pages
Published September 17th 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Ariane
Sep 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: gender, economics
Great account of some of the most prominent topics when it comes to women and economics: from the reasons behind "the economic emergence of women", which provides a broad and deep coverage of the history of female employment with different theoretical explanations; to the future-looking policy proposals of the last chapter.

The book is quite broad when it comes to topic coverage: it does focus a lot on labor market discrimination: roots, different ways of discrimination, ways forward. The economi
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