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Poverty and inequality

Author: David B Grusky; S M Ravi Kanbur; Amartya Sen; et al
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.
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This is a collection of essays from leading public intellectuals that identifies major conceptual problems in the analysis of poverty and inequality and advances strategies for reducing poverty and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David B Grusky; S M Ravi Kanbur; Amartya Sen; et al
ISBN: 080474842X 9780804748421 0804748438 9780804748438
OCLC Number: 804646705
Description: xii, 185 p.; 24cm.
Contents: Contents @toc4:Contributors iii Preface and Acknowledgments iii @toc2:Chapter One. Introduction: The Conceptual Foundations of Poverty and Inequality Measurement 1 @tocca:David B. Grusky and Ravi Kanbur @toc2:Chapter Two. Conceptualizing and Measuring Poverty 000 @tocca:Amartya Sen @toc2:Chapter Three. Poverty and Human Functioning: Capabilities as Fundamental Entitlements 000 @tocca:Martha C. Nussbaum @toc2:Chapter Four. From Income to Endowments: The Difficult Task of Expanding the Income Poverty Paradigm 000 @toca:Franois Bourguignon @toc2:Chapter Five. Social Theory and the Concept "Underclass" 000 @tocca:William J. Wilson @toc2:Chapter Six. Race, Class, and Markets: Social Policy in the 21st Century 000 @tocca:Douglas S. Massey @toc2:Chapter Seven. Dependency and Social Debt 000 @tocca:Martha A. Fineman @toc4:Notes 000 References 000 Index 000
Responsibility: edited by David B. Grusky and Ravi Kanbur ; essays by Amartya Sen ... [et al.].

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"This impressive collection of essays brings together well-known economists, sociologists, and philosophers to discuss the pressing problems of inequality and poverty. Kanbur and Grusky recognize Read more...

 
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