9780131889699

The Economics of Poverty and Discrimination

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131889699

  • ISBN10:

    0131889699

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-07-11
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Preface
- Views of Inequality and Poverty
Inequality
Global Poverty and Inequality
Labor Force Participation
The Working Poor
Age and Health
Family Size and Structure
The Underclass: Culture and Race
Education and Ability
Discrimination in Education
Discrimination in the Labor Market
Welfare Programs
Social Insurance Programs
Employment Policies
Equal Opportunity Policies
Direction and Prospects
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