The Gender Wage Gap

The Gender Wage Gap

by Melissa Higgins, Michael Regan

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Overview

#secondamendment #zikavirus #equalpay. Today, there is a hashtag for just about every trending topic or issue. But do we really understand the stories behind the hashtags? Keeping up with current events is more important than ever. Special Reports takes you beyond the headlines of some of the biggest issues and events in US and world news today. Learn the background and history that will allow you to distinguish between opinion and fact. In the age of social media, everyone is a reporter. Be an informed one.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781680783940
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 12/15/2016
Series: ABDO Special Reports Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 826,067
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1260L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Shedding Light on the Wage Gap 4

Chapter 2 Battling for Equal Pay 14

Chapter 3 Factors Affecting the Wage Gap 26

Chapter 4 Entertainment and Sports 38

Chapter 5 Other Industries 52

Chapter 6 A Global Problem 64

Chapter 7 Recent Wage Gap Legislation 74

Chapter 8 How to Shrink the Wage Gap 86

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Authors 112

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