The Work of Feminists is Not Yet Done: The Gender Pay Gap—a Stubborn Anachronism

@article{Tharenou2013TheWO,
  title={The Work of Feminists is Not Yet Done: The Gender Pay Gap—a Stubborn Anachronism},
  author={Phyllis Tharenou},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={2013},
  volume={68},
  pages={198-206}
}
  • Phyllis Tharenou
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Sex Roles
  • Lips (2012) critiques the literature, predominantly from the United States, to assess how well human capital theory explains the gender pay gap. Her analysis shows that human capital inputs are an imperfect explanation for the gap and that social psychological influences also provide key explanations. I comment on Lips’s paper using literature from the United States and other English-speaking highly developed countries and, to a lesser extent, from European countries. I elaborate and extend her… CONTINUE READING
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