The Changing Economic Roles of Women

Authored by: Joyce Burnette

Routledge Handbook of Modern Economic History

Print publication date:  December  2012
Online publication date:  January  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415677042
eBook ISBN: 9780203075616
Adobe ISBN: 9781135121211


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Women have always been important economic producers, though the work they do, and the income they receive from that work, is often different from that of men. The wages women receive for their work are nearly always less than the wages men receive for their work, a fact which has contributed to women’s lower social status.

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