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Introducing Race and Gender into Economics - Robin L. Bartlett

Introducing Race and Gender into Economics

Hardcover Published: 10th July 1997
ISBN: 9780415162821
Number Of Pages: 224

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Economics has tended to be a very male, middle class, white discipline.Introducing Race and Gender into Economicsis a ground breaking book which generates ideas for integrating race and gender issues into introductory economics courses. It is a thought-provoking collection that will fill a gap in the field. Each section gives an overview of how to modify standard courses, including macroeconomics, methodology, microeconomics as well as race and gender-sensitive issues. This up-to-date book will be of increasing importance to all teachers of introductory economics.

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Prefacep. xii
Integrating Race and Gender: a Frameworkp. 1
Reconstructing Economics 190 R...g: Introductory Economics Course from a Race and Gender Perspectivep. 3
Integrating Race and Gender Topics into Introductory Microeconomicsp. 29
Protective Labor Legislation and Women's Employmentp. 31
Market Segmentation: the Role of Race in Housing Marketsp. 42
Bibliographyp. 50
Gender and Race and the Decision to Go to Collegep. 52
The Labor Supply Decision-Differences Between Genders and Racesp. 67
The Economics of Affirmative Actionp. 89
Risk Analysis: Do Current Methods Account for Diversity?p. 98
Additional Suggested Readingsp. 106
Integrating Race and Gender Topics into Introductory Macroeconomicsp. 109
Race and Gender in a Basic Labor Force Modelp. 111
General Vs. Selective Credit Controls: the Asset Required Reserve Proposalp. 121
Notesp. 124
A Critique of National Accountingp. 125
A Disaggregated Cpi: the Differential Effects of Inflationp. 137
An Active Learning Exercise for Studying the Differential Effects of Inflationp. 141
Additional Considerations in Integrating Race and Gender into Economics 190 R...gp. 145
Gender and the Study of Economics: a Feminist Critiquep. 147
Notesp. 152
Integrating Race and Gender Topics into Introductory Microeconomics Coursesp. 156
Thoughts on Teaching Asian-American Undergraduatesp. 166
Bibliographyp. 176
Some Thoughts on Teaching Predominantly Affective-Oriented Groupsp. 177
Bibliographyp. 189
Race, Gender, and Economic Datap. 190
Indexp. 203
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ISBN: 9780415162821
ISBN-10: 0415162823
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 10th July 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1