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Unformatted text preview: create the difference in earnings. Another theory is gender discrimination. This means that women make less money then men in the same job just because they are a woman. Another idea is that women make less because they are more likely to take more time off due to pregnancy and childcare. This idea suggests that working women are penalized for their dual roles as wage earners and those who disproportionately care for home and family....
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 106 taught by Professor Joshcarerrio during the Fall '06 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '06