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The economics of poverty and discrimination

by Bradley R. Schiller

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Published by Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- United States.,
    • Poverty -- United States.,
    • Discrimination -- United States.,
    • Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementBradley R. Schiller.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.P6 S27 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL685232M
      ISBN 100136750834
      LC Control Number97032093

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Income inequality compares the share of the total income (or wealth) in society that is received by different groups; for example, comparing the share of income received. This text is designed for courses in poverty, discrimination, urban problems, and welfare offered by departments of economics, sociology, urban studies, education, and social work.

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Chapter Inequality, Poverty, and Discrimination Start Up: Occupy Wall Street and the World. It all began Septemwith a march by thousands of demonstrators unhappy with all sorts of things about the United States—the distribution of income, with rallying cries on behalf of the 99%; “greed” on Wall Street; the bailout of many banks; capitalism in general; and a variety of.

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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 EducationPrice: $ WELCOME, LET THE FUN BEGIN.

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An accompanying Instructor's Manual, prepared by Professor Steve Rock of Western Illinois University, offers additional resources and teaching : $To a degree, this situation may reflect discrimination. We shall investigate the economics of discrimination and its consequences for the victims and for the economy.

We shall also assess efforts by the public sector to eliminate discrimination. Questions of fairness often accompany discussions of income inequality, poverty, and discrimination.