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Author Iversen, Torben

Title Women, work, and politics : the political economy of gender inequality / Torben Iversen and Frances Rosenbluth

Publ Info New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  HQ1236 .I96 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HQ1236 .I96 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HQ1236 I96 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvii, 202 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Series Yale ISPS series
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- A political economy approach to gender inequality -- The structure of patriarchy: how bargaining power shapes social norms and political attitudes -- The gender division of labor, or why women work double shifts -- Fertility -- Political preferences -- Gender and political careers: a comparative labor market analysis of female political representation -- Conclusions
LC subject Women -- Political activity -- United States
Women and democracy -- United States
Women -- United States -- Economic conditions
Women -- Employment -- United States
Sexual division of labor
Add Author Rosenbluth, Frances McCall
ISBN 9780300153101 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300153104 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780300171341 (pbk.)
030017134X (pbk.)