Doing Comparable Worth: Gender, Class, and Pay Equity

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"This is the first complete description of the process of developing and implementing comparable worth in the United States. It shows clearly how different interests become enmeshed in the process and transfrom the project by their presence. The result is that the political conflicts become more understandable. Perhaps more importantly, Acker locates the struggle over comparable worth theoreticallyhellip;. A significant contribution to the debate over comparable worth and more broadly to the analysis of class and gender." -Roslyn L. Feldberg, Associate Director, Labor Relations, Massachusetts Nurses Association

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