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The Resource The economics of inequality, poverty, and discrimination in the 21st century, Robert S. Rycroft, editor

The economics of inequality, poverty, and discrimination in the 21st century, Robert S. Rycroft, editor

Label
The economics of inequality, poverty, and discrimination in the 21st century
Title
The economics of inequality, poverty, and discrimination in the 21st century
Statement of responsibility
Robert S. Rycroft, editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Leading scholars examine the conflicting paradigms of affluence and destitution in the United States--as well as other free societies--and discuss the influence of education, race, and status on economic mobility."--Publisher information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
335.4/11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN90.S6
LC item number
E26 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rycroft, Robert S.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Equality
  • Income distribution
  • Discrimination
  • Economics
  • United States
Label
The economics of inequality, poverty, and discrimination in the 21st century, Robert S. Rycroft, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The geography of poverty in the United States
  • William Levernier
  • Part II: Inequality and mobility.
  • Do we face a permanently divided society?
  • Isabel V. Sawhill
  • Inequality from generation to generation: the United States in comparison
  • Miles Corak
  • tPart III: Institutions and choices.
  • The causes of poverty and inequality in the United States: toward a broader view
  • Kristin Marsh
  • v. 1. Causes.
  • Why is so much of the world poor?
  • Shawn Humphrey and Christine Exley
  • Part IV: Demographic groups and discrimination.
  • What explains Black-White economic inequality in the United States in the early 21st century?: the effects of skills, discriminatory legacies, and ongoing discrimination
  • Thomas N. Maloney and Ethan Doetsch
  • Closing the gender gap: what would it take?
  • Joyce P. Jacobsen
  • From dependency to self-determination: Native Americans and economic development in the 21st century
  • Sarah Dewees and Raymond Foxworth
  • Trends in poverty and inequality among Hispanics
  • Introduction and guide to the readings
  • Pia Orrenius and Madeline Zavodny
  • The economic characteristics of Asian Americans in the 21st century
  • Arthur Sakamoto and ChangHwan Kim
  • Are gays and lesbians "mainstream" with respect to economic success?
  • Michael E. Martell
  • Pension policy and income inequality in the 21st century
  • Mary Ellen Benedict and John Hoag
  • What we know about discriminatory differentials in labor market outcomes
  • Matt Parrett
  • Housing discrimination and residential segregation
  • Robert S. Rycroft
  • Haydar Kurban --
  • Part I: Measurement.
  • Cross-national comparisons of poverty and income inequality
  • Steven Pressman
  • The distribution of wealth in the United States at the start of the 21st century
  • Edward N. Wolff
  • David T. Burkam
  • School choice
  • Patrick J. Wolf and Anna M. Jacob
  • The link between nonmarital births and poverty
  • Laura Argys and Susan Averett
  • What happened to cash assistance for needy families?
  • David C. Ribar and Carolyn M. Wolff
  • Inequalities across states in a federally funded system: the case of child welfare subsidies
  • Mary Eschelbach Hansen
  • The impact of health care reform on vulnerable populations
  • v. 2. Solutions. Part V: Policy.
  • Lynn Paringer
  • Do labor unions have a future in the United States?
  • Richard B. Freeman and Kelsey Hilbrich
  • Employment discrimination law
  • Kimberley Kinsley
  • Affirmative action: pro and con
  • Barbara R. Bergmann
  • The role of the estate and gift taxes in income redistribution
  • Sally Wallace
  • Universal job guarantee program: toward true full employment
  • Do minimum wages help fight poverty?
  • Yeva Nersisyan and L. Randall Wray
  • Is universal basic income still worth talking about?
  • Karl Widerquist
  • David Neumark
  • Globalization and earnings inequality in the United States
  • Keith Gunnar Bentele and Lane Kenworthy
  • Immigration and inequality: why do high-skilled immigrants fare poorly in Canada?
  • Laura J. Templeton and Sylvia Fuller
  • Educational inequality and children: the preschool and early school years
Control code
ocn804491070
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9780313396915
Lccn
2012028675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40022148922
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)804491070
Label
The economics of inequality, poverty, and discrimination in the 21st century, Robert S. Rycroft, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The geography of poverty in the United States
  • William Levernier
  • Part II: Inequality and mobility.
  • Do we face a permanently divided society?
  • Isabel V. Sawhill
  • Inequality from generation to generation: the United States in comparison
  • Miles Corak
  • tPart III: Institutions and choices.
  • The causes of poverty and inequality in the United States: toward a broader view
  • Kristin Marsh
  • v. 1. Causes.
  • Why is so much of the world poor?
  • Shawn Humphrey and Christine Exley
  • Part IV: Demographic groups and discrimination.
  • What explains Black-White economic inequality in the United States in the early 21st century?: the effects of skills, discriminatory legacies, and ongoing discrimination
  • Thomas N. Maloney and Ethan Doetsch
  • Closing the gender gap: what would it take?
  • Joyce P. Jacobsen
  • From dependency to self-determination: Native Americans and economic development in the 21st century
  • Sarah Dewees and Raymond Foxworth
  • Trends in poverty and inequality among Hispanics
  • Introduction and guide to the readings
  • Pia Orrenius and Madeline Zavodny
  • The economic characteristics of Asian Americans in the 21st century
  • Arthur Sakamoto and ChangHwan Kim
  • Are gays and lesbians "mainstream" with respect to economic success?
  • Michael E. Martell
  • Pension policy and income inequality in the 21st century
  • Mary Ellen Benedict and John Hoag
  • What we know about discriminatory differentials in labor market outcomes
  • Matt Parrett
  • Housing discrimination and residential segregation
  • Robert S. Rycroft
  • Haydar Kurban --
  • Part I: Measurement.
  • Cross-national comparisons of poverty and income inequality
  • Steven Pressman
  • The distribution of wealth in the United States at the start of the 21st century
  • Edward N. Wolff
  • David T. Burkam
  • School choice
  • Patrick J. Wolf and Anna M. Jacob
  • The link between nonmarital births and poverty
  • Laura Argys and Susan Averett
  • What happened to cash assistance for needy families?
  • David C. Ribar and Carolyn M. Wolff
  • Inequalities across states in a federally funded system: the case of child welfare subsidies
  • Mary Eschelbach Hansen
  • The impact of health care reform on vulnerable populations
  • v. 2. Solutions. Part V: Policy.
  • Lynn Paringer
  • Do labor unions have a future in the United States?
  • Richard B. Freeman and Kelsey Hilbrich
  • Employment discrimination law
  • Kimberley Kinsley
  • Affirmative action: pro and con
  • Barbara R. Bergmann
  • The role of the estate and gift taxes in income redistribution
  • Sally Wallace
  • Universal job guarantee program: toward true full employment
  • Do minimum wages help fight poverty?
  • Yeva Nersisyan and L. Randall Wray
  • Is universal basic income still worth talking about?
  • Karl Widerquist
  • David Neumark
  • Globalization and earnings inequality in the United States
  • Keith Gunnar Bentele and Lane Kenworthy
  • Immigration and inequality: why do high-skilled immigrants fare poorly in Canada?
  • Laura J. Templeton and Sylvia Fuller
  • Educational inequality and children: the preschool and early school years
Control code
ocn804491070
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9780313396915
Lccn
2012028675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40022148922
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)804491070

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