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Feminist Economics Today

Beyond Economic Man

The 1993 publication of Marianne A. Ferber and Julie A. Nelson’s Beyond Economic Man was a landmark in both feminist scholarship and the discipline of economics, and it quickly became a handbook for those seeking to explore the emerging connections between the two. A decade later, this book looks back at the progress of feminist economics and forward to its future, offering both a thorough overview of feminist economic thought and a collection of new, high-quality work from the field’s leading scholars.

218 pages | 1 line drawing, 3 tables | 6 x 9 | © 2003

Economics and Business: Economics--General Theory and Principles

Gender and Sexuality

History: History of Ideas

Women's Studies

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Beyond Economic Man, Ten Years Later
Marianne A. Ferber and Julie A. Nelson
1. Separative and Soluble Selves: Dichotomous Thinking in Economics
Paula England
2. Contracting for Care
Paula England and Nancy Folbre
3. Separative and Soluble Firms: Androcentric Bias and Business Ethics
Julie A. Nelson
4. Feminist Theory and Racial Economic Inequality
Lisa Saunders and William Darity Jr.
5. Economic Rationality and Globalization: A Feminist Perspective
Lourdes Benería
6. The Application of Mainstream Economics Constructs to Education: A Feminist Analysis
Myra H. Strober
7. Economics, Policy Analysis, and Feminism
Rebecca M. Blank and Cordelia W. Reimers
8. Feminism, Postcolonial Thought, and Economics
S. Charusheela and Eiman Zein-Elabdin
Contributors
Index

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