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Getting even : why women don't get paid like men-- and what to do about it / Evelyn F. Murphy, with E.J. Graff.

By: Murphy, Evelyn F.
Contributor(s): Graff, E. J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2006Edition: 1st Touchstone paper ed.Description: viii, 344 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0743296397 (pbk.) :; 9780743296397 (pbk.).Other title: Why women don't get paid like men-- and what to do about it.Subject(s): Sex discrimination in employment -- United States -- Prevention | Sex discrimination against women -- United States | Women in the professions -- United States -- Interviews | Women employees -- United States -- Interviews | Women -- Employment -- United States -- AnecdotesDDC classification: 305.42
Contents:
pt. 1: Why not a dollar? -- Introduction -- Why not a dollar? -- The personal cost of the wage gap : a second-class life -- pt. 2: Now add discrimination -- Cents and sensibilities -- Plain old discrimination -- Wage discrimination by sexual harassment -- Women's work -- Everyday discrimination : working while female -- Working while mother : the mommy penalty -- pt. 3: Getting even -- No more excuses -- Starting to get even -- Women, working from the inside up -- CEOs, working from the top down -- All of us, working from the outside in.
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"A Touchstone book."

Originally published: 2005.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-321) and index.

pt. 1: Why not a dollar? -- Introduction -- Why not a dollar? -- The personal cost of the wage gap : a second-class life -- pt. 2: Now add discrimination -- Cents and sensibilities -- Plain old discrimination -- Wage discrimination by sexual harassment -- Women's work -- Everyday discrimination : working while female -- Working while mother : the mommy penalty -- pt. 3: Getting even -- No more excuses -- Starting to get even -- Women, working from the inside up -- CEOs, working from the top down -- All of us, working from the outside in.

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Evelyn Murphy was the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts from 1987 to 1991. She was the first woman in the state's history to hold statewide office. She has been an executive vice president of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Massachusetts and is a corporate director of SBLI USA Mutual Life Insurance Bank of America. She is the founder and president of the WAGE (Women Are Getting Even) Project Inc., which is dedicated to closing the wage gap in every American workplace.<br> <br> E.J. Graff, a senior researcher at the Brandeis Institute for Investigative Journalism, is a senior correspondent for The American Prospect and has written for such publications as The New York Times Magazine, The Nation, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and Salon.com.

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