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Economics of Poverty and Discrimination

Economics of Poverty and Discrimination - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-0131889699

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ISBN13: 978-0131889699
ISBN10: 0131889699
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 08
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No
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Economics of Poverty and Discrimination - 10TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131889699

Bradley R. Schiller

ISBN13: 978-0131889699
ISBN10: 0131889699
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 08
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2008
International: No
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
Chapter 1 - Views of Inequality and Poverty
Chapter 2 - Inequality
Chapter 3 - Counting the Poor
Chapter 4 - Global Poverty and Inequality
Chapter 5 - Labor Force Participation
Chapter 6 - The Working Poor
Chapter 7 - Age and Health
Chapter 8 - Family Size and Structure
Chapter 9 - The Underclass: Culture and Race
Chapter 10 - Education and Ability
Chapter 11 - Discrimination in Education
Chapter 12 - Discrimination in the Labor Market
Chapter 13 - Welfare Programs
Chapter 14 - Social Insurance Programs
Chapter 15 - Employment Policies
Chapter 16 - Equal Opportunity Policies
Chapter 17 - Direction and Prospects

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