As the leading college text in the field for over twenty years, this book has been distinguished by its relevant coverage, tight organization, multidisciplinary perspective, and timeliness. The ninth edition preserves these qualities while incorporating new reference material.
Table of Contents
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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