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Women in American society

Author: Melissa J Doak; Thomson Gale (Firm); Information Plus (Firm : Wylie, Tex.)
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, ©2006.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.; Information Plus reference series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the state of women in the United States, including stereotypes and discrimination, jobs and the workplace, income and poverty, child and elder care, education, health, crime by and against women, and the special problems facing female minorities.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa J Doak; Thomson Gale (Firm); Information Plus (Firm : Wylie, Tex.)
ISBN: 1414418698 9781414418698 1414404301 9781414404301
OCLC Number: 71434949
Notes: "This Information Plus Reference Series title discusses the state of women in the United States, including stereotypes and discrimination, jobs and the workplace, income and poverty, child and elder care, education, health, crime by and against women, women in politics, and the special problems facing female minorities. Designed as a ready-reference tool providing key data, this book saves researchers and students from the cumbersome task of locating the various data in pamphlets, legal journals, congressional reports, newspapers, and other sources. It is thoroughly indexed and includes complete source citations as well as listings of names, addresses, and telephone and fax numbers for relevant organizations."
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface --
American women --
who are they? --
Women's education --
Women in the labor force --
Women's occupations --
Money, income, and poverty --
Women and their children --
Child care and elder care --
Women in American politics --
Women as victims --
Women as criminals --
Women's health --
Important names and addresses --
Resources --
Index.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.; Information Plus reference series.
Responsibility: Melissa J. Doak.

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Discusses the state of women in the United States, including stereotypes and discrimination, jobs and the workplace, income and poverty, child and elder care, education, health, crime by and against women, and the special problems facing female minorities.

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