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Albelda, Randy Pearl

Works: 59 works in 152 publications in 1 language and 4,111 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HV95, 362.83086942
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Glass ceilings and bottomless pits : women's work, women's poverty by Randy Pearl Albelda( Book )
8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 958 libraries worldwide
This book, through a review of the status of working women on bottom and on the top, refutes a set of myths about women, work, and poverty that have shaped welfare reform. Chapter 1 highlights the big changes affecting women in the U.S. economy. Chapter 2 describes who is poor in the United States and examines how poverty has come to be defined. Chapter 3 puts wealth and poverty back in a family context, describing the different types of families and tracing their economic fortunes. Chapter 4 examines why women do so much worse, in terms of access and earnings, than men in the work force. Chapter 5 zeros in on the forces that trap so many single mothers in poverty. Chapter 6 highlights the ineffectiveness of U.S. policies in eliminating poverty by surveying a long history of misguided theories and unsuccessful programs up through the late 1980s. Chapter 7 picks up the story of the current wave of punitive welfare reforms into the late 1990s, explaining why these reforms cannot and will not reduce poverty but increase hardship. Chapter 8 proposes positive reforms in welfare; chapter 9 lays out a broader agenda for economic justice for women and low-income families. Chapter 10 suggests the elements of a political strategy to make this policy a reality. Appendixes include the following: definitions of family types and income categories; a chart contrasting popular conceptions with facts about women and welfare; annotated list of organizations, Internet, and print resources; and index. The book contains 22 figures and 22 tables. (Ylb)
Lost ground : welfare reform, poverty, and beyond ( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
Global economic competition is lowering economic expectations in the developed world, just as it is further improverishing less developed countries. The end of the welfare state - in all its various incarnations from China to the UK and North America - is a key element of globalization. Lost Ground: Welfare Reform, Poverty, and Beyond analyzses U.S. welfare reform in the context of larger political shifts, including the end of the family wage, the sexual revolution, and the rise of black liberation, feminism, and multiculturalism. The core messags embodied in welfare reform are ones that speak powerfully and frighteningly to the questions of who we are as a nation and what we think about women, people of color, poor and near-poor families. [The contributors to Lost Ground argue that] if society truly valued all the work of "single moms," then it would have the best chance of taking care of all families, and of both reducing economic inequality and recognizing the caregiving work that is, and must be, done for society to thrive
Unlevel playing fields : understanding wage inequality and discrimination by Randy Pearl Albelda( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
The authors intend this book to act as a short, topical and issue based supplement for courses dealing with race and gender studies, economics, women's studies, sociology and public policy where concern needs to be directed against wage inequality
The war on the poor : a defense manual by Randy Pearl Albelda( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
In 1995, politicians from both parties proposed legislation to reduce funding for welfare programs and mandated a new block grant system designed to eliminate entitlement to assistance. This defense manual was written to help people who believe in democratic rights fight for a generous and effective safety net for the poor. It is recognized that the major public assistance programs have serious shortcomings, but it is argued that most proposed alternatives would do worse. The first part of the book (six chapters) confronts the most common conservative myths, challenging them with documented facts and figures. The second part of the book provides narrative background, combining factual presentations and brief articles. Chapter 7 provides an overview of poverty and assistance programs, and Chapter 8 describes ways advocates can move beyond a defensive strategy to assist the poor. Chapters are titled: (1) "The Welfare State"; (2) "The Poor"; (3) "Family"; (4) "Work"; (5) "The Economy"; (6) "Sex, Lies, and Righteous Indignation"; (7) "Overview"; (8) "Alternatives"; and (9) "Resources" (program resources and 10 published research materials). (Contains 6 tables and 16 figures.) (Sld)
Alternatives to economic orthodoxy : a reader in political economy by Randy Pearl Albelda( Book )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Estudio crítico a las teorías económicas ortodoxas contemporáneas, que sirve de introducción, al mismo tiempo, a las formas alternativas del análisis económico propuestas por los post-keynesianos, neo-ricardianos, institucionalistas y las escuelas de pensamiento marxista
Mink coats don't trickle down : the economic attack on women and people of color ( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Economics & feminism : disturbances in the field by Randy Pearl Albelda( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
In Economics and Feminism: Disturbances in the Field, Albelda examines the characteristics of economics that have made it almost impervious to feminism. She finds that the dominance of neoclassical economic theory since the 1970s has made the field especially resistant to dissension. Any field overwhelmingly governed by a single paradigm is naturally less open to challenging points of view. Moreover, the theory claims to promote value free analysis, rejecting approaches that assert gender bias. Albelda's study is the first to critically examine the marginal impact of feminism on economics. She explores the history of feminism and economics with surprising resultsnamely that women were better represented in the profession in the 1920s than they were in the early 1970s. Albelda also looks to the future, pointing to some signs that feminists and feminism are beginning to influence economics and that they may be an important catalyst in the revitalization of the field. Albelda presents her material in accessible prose that is appropriate to her audience of both feminists and economists. This study provides the first thorough investigation into the lack of a feminist perspective in this field that is so important to the shaping of policy in America. Albelda's original research and authoritative analysis will make a lasting contribution to both feminist and economic scholarship
Dilemmas of lone motherhood ( Book )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Real world micro ( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Black and white women workers in the post World War II period by Randy Pearl Albelda( Archival Material )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Real world macro ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Glass ceilings and bottomless pits : women, income, and poverty in Massachusetts by Randy Pearl Albelda( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The 4th Annual Homelessness Marathon, January 25, 2001 by Annual Homelessness Marathon( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A marathon radio program of issues surrounding homelessness in America with interviews and panel discussions by service providers, authors in the field, and homeless persons
An economic profile of women in Massachusetts by Randy Pearl Albelda( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Welfare, women & work ( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Bridging the gaps : a picture of how work supports work in ten states ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
It'll take more than a miracle : income in single-mother families in Massachusetts, 1979-1987 by Chris Tilly( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Poverty in the lesbian, gay, and bisexual community ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This report undertakes the first analysis of the poor and low-income lesbian, gay, and bisexual population. We find clear evidence that poverty is at least as common in the LGB population as among heterosexual people and their families
Political economy and contemporary capitalism : radical perspectives on economic theory and policy by Ron Baiman( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
This volume covers the theoretical method, macroeconomics, microeconomics, international trade and finance, development, and policy of economic theory. It incorporates various alternative approaches as well as a broad spectrum of policy issues
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Alternative Names
Albelda, Randy.
Albelda, Randy 1955-
Albelda, Randy P.
Albelda, Randy P. 1955-
Albelda, Randy Pearl Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler 1955-
Albelda, Randy Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler 1955-
Pearl Albelda, Randy 1955-
Randy Albelda American economist
Randy Albelda Amerikaans econome
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