Earning More And Getting Less: Why Successful Wives Can't Buy Equality
Veronica Jaris TichenorISBN: 0813536790;
Book Description"Tichenor provides another slam dunk against a simple, purely materialist explanation for male privilege in marriage. She shows us that even though money matters, women need an ideology of equality to draw upon to negotiate fairness in marriage."?Barbara Risman, co-chair, Council on Contemporary Families "Tichenor?s research sheds light on the inner workings of families and helps us to clearly see the power of gender ideology and to understand how and why women?s higher earnings can be a liability rather than a resource."?Beth Anne Shelton, professor of sociology, University of Texas at Arlington For nearly two decades the wage gap between men and women has remained virtually unchanged. Women continue to earn,on average, 80 cents for every dollar that men earn. Yet despite persistent discrimination in wages, studies are also beginning to show that a growing number of women are out-earning their husbands. Nationwide, nearly one-third of...
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