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Taxing women : with a new preface

Author: Edward J McCaffery
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. ed. 1999View all editions and formats
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"The present tax system was designed half a century ago to accommodate the male-dominated single-earner family, and its deep gender biases have not since been questioned. In this pathbreaking book written for an audience with no prior tax knowledge, Edward J. McCaffery clearly demonstrates how today's tax system is unfair to all women, whether they are single or married, rich or poor."--BOOK JACKET.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J McCaffery
ISBN: 0226555585 9780226555584 0226555577 9780226555577
OCLC Number: 44133146
Description: xv, 310 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgments Introduction 1: Women on the Margin 2: A Bit of History, 1913 to 1948 3: Still His Story, 1948 to the Present 4: Social Security Isn't What It Looks to Be 5: Piling It on the Margin 6: Taxing Families 7: Some Taxing Hope 8: Not Just the Facts 9: The Curious Nostalgia of the Contracts 10: Not Just Tax 11: Not Just the Gender Gap 12: On Doing Nothing, and Some Things to Do Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Edward J. McCaffery.
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The US tax system was designed in the 1930s and 1940s, when the typical American household was a single-income family with a male breadwinner and a female homemaker. Writing for an audience with no  Read more...

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