Anecdotes of discrimination

Barriers to women’s participation in economic thought during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries

Authored by: Kirsten Madden

The Routledge Handbook of the History of Women’s Economic Thought

Print publication date:  September  2018
Online publication date:  September  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138852341
eBook ISBN: 9781315723570
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As a class and historically, women are the recipients of sex discrimination. Sex discrimination is the adverse and unjust treatment of women because of their sex. The adverse treatment includes women being considered inferior, having less access to resources, and finding fewer opportunities.

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