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Unlevel playing fields : understanding wage inequality and discrimination

Author: Randy Pearl Albelda; Robert W Drago; Steven Shulman
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Companies, ©1997.
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The authors intend this book to act as a short, topical and issue based supplement for courses dealing with race and gender studies, economics, women's studies, sociology and public policy where concern needs to be directed against wage inequality.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Albelda, Randy Pearl.
Unlevel playing fields.
New York : McGraw-Hill Companies, ©1997
(OCoLC)646167462
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Pearl Albelda; Robert W Drago; Steven Shulman
ISBN: 0070009686 9780070009684
OCLC Number: 35318397
Description: xxi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction to wage inequality. Two views on inequality and discrimination --
Labor market inequality by the numbers --
pt. 2. The neoclassical approach. The basics of neoclassical economics --
Work and wages in the neoclassical model --
Discrimination in the neoclassical view --
pt. 3. The political economy approach. The basics of political economy --
Work and wages in the political economy --
The political economy model of discrimination --
pt. 4. Inequality today. Where do we go from here?
Responsibility: Randy Albelda, Robert W. Drago, Steven Shulman.

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This issues-orientated supplement is aimed at courses covering discrimination or diversity. It provides an interdisciplinary presentation of labour market discrimination. Theoretical coverage is  Read more...

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