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Leaving Women Behind [electronic resource] : Modern Families, Outdated Laws

By: Strassel, Kimberley A.
Contributor(s): Colgan, Celeste | Goodman, John C | Hutchison, Se n. Kay Bailey.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007Description: 1 online resource (247 p.).ISBN: 9781461714453.Subject(s): Sex discrimination against women -- United States | United States -- Social conditions -- 1945- | United States -- Social policy | Women -- Employment -- Social aspects -- United States | Women -- Government policy -- United States | Women -- United States -- Economic conditions | Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Leaving Women Behind : Modern Families, Outdated LawsDDC classification: 305.42/0973 | 305.420973 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; Foreword Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Women as Workers; 3 Women and Childcare; 4 Women as Taxpayers; 5 Women and Health; 6 Women and Education; 7 Women as Savers and Investors; 8 Women and Social Security; 9 Women as Retirees; 10 Women and the Future of Elderly Entitlement Programs; 11 Women and Welfare; Notes; Index; About the Authors
Summary: Paternalistic federal laws and regulations thwart initiatives to grant women the same economic liberties as men. Why have federal institutions overseeing employment, employee benefits, childcare, taxation, health care, education, retirement, and social security adopted such a warped and antiquated perspective of traditional family life? And what can be done about it? Kimberley Strassel, Celeste Colgan, and John Goodman answer these important and provocative questions. They call upon the federal government to get out of the way of marketplace initiatives.
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Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; Foreword Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Women as Workers; 3 Women and Childcare; 4 Women as Taxpayers; 5 Women and Health; 6 Women and Education; 7 Women as Savers and Investors; 8 Women and Social Security; 9 Women as Retirees; 10 Women and the Future of Elderly Entitlement Programs; 11 Women and Welfare; Notes; Index; About the Authors

Paternalistic federal laws and regulations thwart initiatives to grant women the same economic liberties as men. Why have federal institutions overseeing employment, employee benefits, childcare, taxation, health care, education, retirement, and social security adopted such a warped and antiquated perspective of traditional family life? And what can be done about it? Kimberley Strassel, Celeste Colgan, and John Goodman answer these important and provocative questions. They call upon the federal government to get out of the way of marketplace initiatives.

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