Women in American society / Melissa J. Doak.

By: Doak, Melissa JContributor(s): Gale GroupMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Gale virtual reference libraryInformation Plus reference series: Publisher: Detroit : Gale, 2012Description: 1 online resource (viii, 201 p.) : illISBN: 9781414484426 (electronic book)Subject(s): Women -- United States | Women -- United States -- Social conditions | Women -- United States -- Statistics | Women -- Education -- United States | Women -- Employment -- United States | Women -- Economic conditions -- United States | Mothers -- United States | Child care -- United States | Older people -- Care -- United States | Women in politics -- United States | Women -- Crimes against -- United States | Female offenders -- United States | Women -- Health and hygiene -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Women in American society.DDC classification: 305.420973 LOC classification: HQ1421Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
ch 1. American women : who are they? -- ch 2. Women's education -- ch 3. Women in the labor force -- ch 4. Women's occupations -- ch 5. Money, income, and poverty -- ch 6. Women and their children -- ch 7. Child care and elder care -- ch 8. Women in U.S. politics -- ch 9. Women as victims -- ch 10. Women as criminals -- ch 11. Women's health.
Summary: Explores the lives of women in American society. Includes information on women's demographic trends, educational achievements, employment, financial status, parental responsibilities, political roles, victimization, and health issues.
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"ISSN 1557-6302."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ch 1. American women : who are they? -- ch 2. Women's education -- ch 3. Women in the labor force -- ch 4. Women's occupations -- ch 5. Money, income, and poverty -- ch 6. Women and their children -- ch 7. Child care and elder care -- ch 8. Women in U.S. politics -- ch 9. Women as victims -- ch 10. Women as criminals -- ch 11. Women's health.

Explores the lives of women in American society. Includes information on women's demographic trends, educational achievements, employment, financial status, parental responsibilities, political roles, victimization, and health issues.

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