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Economics of Poverty and Discrimination, The, CourseSmart eTextbook, 10th Edition

By Bradley R. Schiller

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 7, 2008

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For courses in economics of poverty and discrimination, welfare politics and policy, social problems, and sociology of poverty, in the departments of economics, sociology, urban studies, education and social work.

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.

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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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$47.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-188971-2