Feminist Economics Today: Beyond Economic Man

Paperback | October 1, 2003

EditorMarianne A. Ferber

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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.

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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 econom...

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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 econom...

Marianne A. Ferber is a professor emerita of economics and women's studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Julie A. Nelson is Professor of Economics and Department Chair at the University of Massachusetts Boston and a Senior Research Fellow at the Global Development and Environment Institute of Tufts University. Both ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:218 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:October 1, 2003Publisher:University Of Chicago PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0226242072

ISBN - 13:9780226242071

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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