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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Poverty and inequality.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
David B Grusky; S M Ravi Kanbur; Amartya Sen
|ISBN:||080474842X 9780804748421 0804748438 9780804748438|
|Description:||xii, 185 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: The conceptual foundations of poverty and inequality measurement / David B. Grusky and Ravi Kanbur --
Conceptualizing and measuring poverty / Amartya Sen --
Poverty and human functioning : capabilities as fundamental entitlements / Martha C. Nussbaum --
From income to endowments : the difficult task of expanding the income poverty paradigm / Franois Bourguignon --
Social theory and the concept "underclass" / William J. Wilson --
Race, class, and markets : social policy in the 21st century / Douglas S. Massey --
Dependency and social debt / Martha A. Fineman.
|Series Title:||Studies in social inequality.|
|Responsibility:||edited by David B. Grusky and Ravi Kanbur ; essays by Amartya Sen [and others].|
"This slim volume offers ample food for thought to scholars with a serious interest in social or economic inequality. The star contributors - economists, sociologists, political scientists, and