The Economics of Poverty and Discrimination

Paperback | July 11, 2007

byBradley R Schiller

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For the past twenty years this book has been distinguished by its relevant coverage, tight organization, multidisciplinary perspective, and timeliness. The tenth edition preserves these qualities while incorporating new reference material. A three-part organization covers the dimensions of poverty and inequality, causes of poverty, and policy options. For social workers, welfare professionals, and job counselors.

 

 

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For the past twenty years this book has been distinguished by its relevant coverage, tight organization, multidisciplinary perspective, and timeliness. The tenth edition preserves these qualities while incorporating new reference material. A three-part organization covers the dimensions of poverty and inequality, causes of poverty, ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.2 × 7.1 × 0.9 inPublished:July 11, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0131889699

ISBN - 13:9780131889699

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1 — Views of Inequality and Poverty

Chapter 2 — Inequality

Chapter 3 — Counting the Poor

Chapter 4 — Global Poverty and Inequality

Chapter 5 — Labor Force Participation

Chapter 6 — The Working Poor

Chapter 7 — Age and Health

Chapter 8 — Family Size and Structure

Chapter 9 — The Underclass: Culture and Race

Chapter 10 — Education and Ability

Chapter 11 — Discrimination in Education

Chapter 12 — Discrimination in the Labor Market

Chapter 13 — Welfare Programs

Chapter 14 — Social Insurance Programs

Chapter 15 — Employment Policies

Chapter 16 — Equal Opportunity Policies

Chapter 17 — Direction and Prospects