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Published: 09 November 2021

600 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780197606148

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The Economics of Women, Men, and Work

Ninth Edition

Author Francine D. Blau and Anne E. Winkler

  • All data and tables have been updated, and discussions and references take into account the most recent research on each subject covered
  • Questions are provided at the end of each chapter to review major concepts and to stimulate further discussion among students and instructors

New to this Edition:

  • Highlights recent developments in the labor market and their consequences for women and men, including the increasingly divergent outcomes for individuals and families by level of educational attainment and the impact of the onset of the global pandemic and COVID-19 recession
  • Includes more content on labor market differences by race and ethnicity, with updated and expanded discussions of differential employment trends (Chapters 5 and 6), new content on discrimination against Blacks and Hispanics (Chapter 10), and a discussion of the disproportionate impact of the COVID crisis on Blacks and other disadvantaged minorities (Chapter 5)
  • Updated policy material on work and family in Chapter 16 includes the recent expansion of paid leave to federal workers and the extension of emergency paid leave provisions during the COVID-19 crisis and a discussion of the abrupt shift to home-based work by professional workers in the face of the COVID pandemic
  • Brings attention to the landmark 2020 Supreme Court decision the Court ruled that gay, lesbian, and transgender employees are protected from discrimination under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act; expands the discussion of research findings on the impact of sexual orientation and gender identity on labor market outcomes; adds a summary of research findings on employment discrimination against Blacks and Hispanics; and includes a new box on state-wide bans on employers being able to ask job candidates about their salary history and another on the adoption of Universal Basic Income as a measure to reduce economic inequality
  • A discussion of what has happened since the end of China's One-Child policy and new research on microfinance in the international chapters

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