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Title Poverty and inequality / edited by David B. Grusky and Ravi Kanbur ; essays by Amartya Sen ... [and others]
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006


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Description xii, 185 pages ; 24 cm
Series Studies in social inequality
Studies in social inequality.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Poverty.
Marginality, Social.
Social classes.
Social policy.
Author Kanbur, S. M. Ravi, 1954-
Sen, Amartya, 1933-
Grusky, David B.
LC no. 2005022563
ISBN 0804748438 paperback alkaline paper
080474842X cloth alkaline paper