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Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Ida Susser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This book presents an examination of a scenario that appears likely to be played out again and again as federal budget policies result in reduced services for urban areas across the United States. ... More


Access to Social Capital and Status Attainment in the United States: Racial/Ethnic and Gender Differences

Jennifer L. Moren Cross and Nan Lin

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0161
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the effects of access to social capital on status attainment outcomes by using a national sample of Americans. It explains how gender and/or racial/ethnic characteristics may ... More


Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Andreu Lopez Blasco, Wallace McNeish, and Andreas Walther (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Using a biographical approach, this book integrates the perspectives of social policy, sociology, youth and transition research, and education and labour-market research. It compares policy and ... More


Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries

Janet C. Gornick and Markus Jantti

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804778244
eISBN:
9780804786751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778244.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book presents original empirical research on economic inequality in affluent countries, using comparable data from two widely-recognized, high quality, data sources: the Luxembourg Income Study ... More


Introduction

Janet C. Gornick and Markus Jäntti

in Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804778244
eISBN:
9780804786751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778244.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter serves as an overview to the edited volume: Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries. It begins by reviewing recent literature on income ... More


Income inequality and poverty: do the Nordic countries still constitute a family of their own?

Johan Fritzell, Olof Bäckman, and Veli-Matti Ritakallio

in Changing Social Equality: The Nordic Welfare Model in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426604
eISBN:
9781447305583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426604.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

A distinct outcome of the Nordic model has for long been a compressed income distribution and low poverty risks. To what extent do these features still hold? Drawing on analyses of national income ... More


Fragments or Ties?: The Defense of Difference

Martha Minow

in The Fractious Nation?: Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220430
eISBN:
9780520936911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220430.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter identifies other factors that bind Americans together, even in an age of so-called “identity politics”, the allegiances that gays, blacks, immigrants, Latinos, and others show to their ... More


The United States in the World Community:: The Limits of National Sovereignty

Douglas S. Massey

in The Fractious Nation?: Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220430
eISBN:
9780520936911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220430.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter counters the parochialism of so much of the American discussion by placing migration decisions in their larger global context. It emphasizes that the globalization of capital and labor ... More


Poverty, policy and the state: The changing face of social security

Mr Mike O'Brien

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347992
eISBN:
9781447303046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347992.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

New Zealand has experienced both sweeping economic and social reform and growing poverty and income inequality. This book explores the changes to social-security provision and coverage in the context ... More


Social inclusion of people with disabilities in poverty reduction policies and instruments: initial impressions from Malawi and Uganda

Margaret Wazakili, Tsitsi Chataika, Gubela Mji, Kudakwashe Dube, and Malcolm MacLachlan

in Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter reviews the importance of people with disabilities being included in the process of national and international development, and of them being substantial beneficiaries of this process. ... More


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