|Series editor's preface||ix|
|List of abbreviations||xiii|
|PART ILaying the groundwork: methodological frameworks and theoretical perspectives||1|
|1 Introduction: living wages, equal wages, and the value of women's work ||3|
|2 Waged work in the twentieth century ||16|
|3 Two faces of wages within the economics tradition: wages as a living, wages as a price ||34|
|4 The third face: wages as a social practice ||52|
|PART IIWage regulations in the twentieth century||65|
|5 An experiment in wage regulation: minimum wages for women ||67|
|6 A living for breadwinners: the federal minimum wage ||91|
|7 Job evaluation and the ideology of equal pay ||120|
|8 Legislating equal wages ||143|
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Book title: Living Wages, Equal Wages: Gender and Labor Market Policies in the United States.
Contributors: Deborah M. Figart - Author, Ellen Mutari - Author, Marilyn Power - Author.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 2002.
Page number: v.
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