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Description - Why Men Earn More by Farrell

If men really are paid more than women for the same amount of work, why would anyone hire a man? Warren Farrell asked himself that question, wondering whether the assumption of unequal pay is really true. Following years of research, he now presents his surprising and controversial answer, arguing that women almost always have exactly the same opportunities as men, but make choices that keep them from earning more. Why Men Earn More fearlessly debunks traditional assumptions, and presents 25 of these key workplace choices, including the decision to take more hazardous jobs, enter technical fields, work longer hours, and many more. Investigating the implications and trade-offs people make, Why Men Earn More forces readers to rethink their strategies, and shows how they can take control of their wage-earning potential.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780814472101
ISBN-10: 0814472109
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 157mm x 28mm)
Pages: 270
Imprint: Amacom
Publisher: Amacom
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Farrell

Farrell is the author of many books, including the bestsellers Why Men Are the Way They Are and The Myth of Male Power. Farrell is a publicity dynamo, having been interviewed by Barbara Walters, Larry King, and Peter Jennings, and appearing many times on shows such as Oprah, Donahue, and CNN's Sonya Live. Success of Farrell's previous books: Why Men Are the Way They Are (McGraw- Hill May 1986: 0070199744) sold 108,000 copies in hc, and over 300,000 in pb(Berkley Jan 1991: 042511094X); and The Myth of Male Power (Penguin Feb 2001: 0425181448, and Berkley Nov 1996: 0425155234) sold 30,000 copies in HC and 60,000 in pb.