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Poverty, Inequality, and the Future of Social Policy

Western States in the New World Order

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Published by Russell Sage Foundation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social issues,
  • Sociology,
  • Social policy,
  • Europe,
  • Poverty,
  • Income distribution,
  • Poor,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRoger Lawson (Editor), Katherine McFate (Editor), William Julius Wilson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages704
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8348312M
    ISBN 100871545101
    ISBN 109780871545107

      The Cato Project on Poverty and Inequality in California was launched in to study the root causes of poverty in California and recommend practical solutions designed to . The Cato Project on Poverty and Inequality in California was launched in to study the root causes of poverty in California and recommend practical solutions designed to help all Californians.

    The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) was created in as the national center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States. Today, IRP maintains its focus on generating poverty research of the highest quality, stimulating a community of poverty research scholars, training and mentoring the next.   With the new Global Goals agreed this autumn (UN ), the issue of poverty is at the top of global agenda. In a new book, The Economics of Poverty: History, Measurement and Policy, I review past and present debates on poverty, in rich and poor countries. 1. The book strives to provide an accessible synthesis of economic thinking on key questions.

      Richard Dickens' paper, 'Child poverty in Britain: past lessons and future prospects', decomposes changes in child poverty over the past decade (primarily as defined by the government's relative income measure) into different factors: demographic change, changes in wages and work, and changes in benefit and taxes. St udies in Social Inequality The Studies in Social Inequality Series offers cutting-edge scholarship on poverty and inequality in its many forms. Submissions may take one of two forms: empirical or theoretical works of sustained exploration; or shorter essay-length books oriented toward a File Size: KB.


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