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Gender and the wage gap: still not equal

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dc.contributor.advisor Wright, David W. en_US
dc.contributor.author Franks, Tiffany
dc.date.accessioned 2007-12-04T16:24:40Z
dc.date.available 2007-12-04T16:24:40Z
dc.date.copyright 2007 en
dc.date.issued 2007-05
dc.identifier.other t07015
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/1132
dc.description Thesis (M.A.)--Wichita State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dept. of Sociology en
dc.description.abstract Individual, structural, and gender perspectives were applied to examine the wage gap between men and women. This study uses data from the American Time Use Survey of 2006, a supplement to the Current Population Survey. The results of this study reveal a median wage gap of 71.2%. Net of other factors, being female resulted in a loss of $71.31 per week. Removing each model segment separately reveals that the structural perspective explains the largest portion of variance in the dependent variable of weekly income. Research limitations and possible policy implications to reduce the wage gap are included in the conclusion section. en
dc.format.extent vi, 39 leaves, ill. en
dc.format.extent 271739 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.rights Copyright Tiffany Franks, 2007. All rights reserved. en
dc.subject.lcsh Electronic dissertations en
dc.title Gender and the wage gap: still not equal en
dc.type Thesis en

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