The Feminine Economy and Economic Man: Reviving the Role of Family in the Post-Industrial Age

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THE FEMININE ECONOMY AND ECONOMIC MAN
Reviving the Role of Family in the Post-Industrial Age

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Shirley P. Burggraf, Ph.D.

PERSEUS BOOKS Reading, Massachusetts

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Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • 1: Introduction 1
  • 2 - The Feminine Economy 9
  • 3 - Homo Economicus And Femina Economica (economic Man And Economic Woman) 15
  • 4 - Where Do Babies Come From? 37
  • In Summary 50
  • 5 - The Family Enterprise 51
  • 6: Telling the Truth About Family Values 67
  • 7 - Social Security From The Supply Side 87
  • 8 - The Marriage Contract 109
  • 9 - School Peform And the Family 145
  • 10 - Welfare Reform And the Family 171
  • 11 - A Summary Argument 181
  • Appendix - Quantitative Dimensions Of A Parental Dividend 193
  • Notes 211
  • Index 275
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