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The economics of poverty and discrimination

Author: Bradley R Schiller
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10. edView all editions and formats
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For courses in economics of poverty and discrimination, welfare politics and policy, social problems, and sociology of poverty, in the departments of economics, sociology, urban studies, education and social work. As the leading college text in the field for over twenty years, this book has been distinguished by its relevant coverage, tight organization, multidisciplinary perspective, and timeliness. The ninth  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bradley R Schiller
ISBN: 0131889699 9780131889699
OCLC Number: 475305028
Description: 334 s
Contents: PrefaceChapter 1 - Views of Inequality and PovertyChapter 2 - InequalityChapter 3 - Counting the PoorChapter 4 - Global Poverty and InequalityChapter 5 - Labor Force ParticipationChapter 6 - The Working PoorChapter 7 - Age and HealthChapter 8 - Family Size and StructureChapter 9 - The Underclass: Culture and RaceChapter 10 - Education and AbilityChapter 11 - Discrimination in EducationChapter 12 - Discrimination in the Labor MarketChapter 13 - Welfare ProgramsChapter 14 - Social Insurance ProgramsChapter 15 - Employment PoliciesChapter 16 - Equal Opportunity PoliciesChapter 17 - Direction and Prospects

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For courses in economics of poverty and discrimination, welfare politics and policy, social problems, and sociology of poverty, in the departments of economics, sociology, urban studies, education and social work. As the leading college text in the field for over twenty years, this book has been distinguished by its relevant coverage, tight organization, multidisciplinary perspective, and timeliness. The ninth edition preserves these qualities while incorporating new reference material

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