Women, Work, and Politics

Women, Work, and Politics

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This book presents an original and groundbreaking approach to gender inequality. Looking at women's power in the home, in the workplace, and in politics from a political economy perspective, the authors demonstrate that equality is tied to demand for women's labor outside the home, which is a function of structural, political, and institutional conditions.--[book jacket]Postindustrialization, in contrast, because it shifts demand away from manual labor and toward jobs requiring general skills, creates far more ... The scenario is illustrated by the top solid curve and the associated H equilibrium in figure 2.1.

Title:Women, Work, and Politics
Author:Torben Iversen, Frances McCall Rosenbluth
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2010


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