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Poverty and inequality [electronic resource] / edited by David B. Grusky and Ravi Kanbur ; essays by Amartya Sen ... [et al.].

E-book E-book (2006.)
Description: xii, 185 p. ; 24cm.
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.

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Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-180) and index.
Contents: Introduction: The conceptual foundations of poverty and inequality measurement / David B. Grusky and Ravi Kanbur -- Conceptualizing and measuring poverty / Amartya Sen -- Poverty and human functioning : capabilities as fundamental entitlements / Martha C. Nussbaum -- From income to endowments : the difficult task of expanding the income poverty paradigm / Franois Bourguignon -- Social theory and the concept "underclass" / William J. Wilson -- Race, class, and markets : social policy in the 21st century / Douglas S. Massey -- Dependency and social debt / Martha A. Fineman.
Restrictions on Access: Access limited to students of owning institutions.
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2009. Available via World Wide Web.
Authors: Grusky, David B. (Added Author). Kanbur, S. M. Ravi. (Added Author). Sen, Amartya Kumar. (Added Author).


Grusky, David B. "Poverty and inequality." Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.

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