Women, Work, and Politics: The Political Economy of Gender Inequality (BOK)
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Looking at women's power in the home, in the workplace, and in politics from a political economy perspective, Torben Iversen and Frances Rosenbluth demonstrate that equality is tied to demand for women's labour outside the home, which is a function of structural, political, and institutional conditions. They go on to explain several anomalies of modern gender politics: why women vote differently from men; why women are better represented in the workforce in the United States than in other countries but less well represented in politics; why men share more of the household work in some countries than in others; and, why some countries have such low fertility rates. The first book to integrate the micro-level of families with the macro-level of national institutions, "Women, Work, and Politics" presents an original and groundbreaking approach to gender inequality.
|Utgitt||2011||Forfatter||Frances Rosenbluth, Torben Iversen|
YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS ACADEMIC
|Antall sider||224||Dimensjoner||15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,5cm|
|Vekt||295 gram||Leverandør||Bertram Trading Ltd|
|Emner og form||Behavioural economics, Gender studies: women, Political economy|