The Gender Wage Gap

The Gender Wage Gap

by Melissa Higgins

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The Gender Wage Gap covers the history of women’s wages, the differences between men’s and women’s wages that still exist, and today’s efforts to close the gap. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624023187
Publisher: ABDO
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: ABDO Special Reports Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 584,993
File size: 16 MB
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Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Shedding Light on the Wage Gap 4

Chapter 2 Battling for Equal Pay 14

Chapter 3 Factors Affecting the Wage Gap 26

Chapter 4 Entertainment and Sports 38

Chapter 5 Other Industries 52

Chapter 6 A Global Problem 64

Chapter 7 Recent Wage Gap Legislation 74

Chapter 8 How to Shrink the Wage Gap 86

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Authors 112

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