Taxing Women

Citation:

McCaffery, Edward J. 1997. Taxing Women. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 

Author: Edward McCaffery

Annotation:

Summary: 
Taxing Women comprises both an insightful, critical analysis of the gender biases in current tax laws and a wake-up call for all those concerned with gender justice to pay more attention to the pervasive impact of such laws. Providing real-life examples, Edward McCaffery shows how tax laws are actually written to punish married couples who file jointly. No dual-income household can afford not to read this book before filing their taxes. (Summary from University of Chicago Press)
 

Topics: Economies, Public Finance, Gender, Households

Year: 1997

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