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Author Wagle, Udaya, author

Title The heterogeneity link of the welfare state and redistribution : ethnic heterogeneity, welfare state policies, poverty, and inequality in high income countries / Udaya R. Waglé
Published Cham ; New York : Springer, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (313 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Ethnic Heterogeneity -- The Welfare State -- Poverty and Inequality -- Ethnic Heterogeneity and the Welfare State -- Ethnic Heterogeneity and Poverty and Inequality -- Conclusion -- References -- Index
Summary This book situates ethnic heterogeneity in the larger discussion of the welfare state and its redistributive outcomes, poverty and inequality. By using comprehensive, longitudinal data covering 1980 to 2010 from 17 high income countries, this analysis helps achieve a major milestone in comparative welfare state research both conceptually and methodologically. Conceptually, it elevates the relevance of growing ethnic heterogeneity in thinking about how politics and economics of the welfare state operate, collectively impacting the magnitudes of poverty and inequality. Methodologically, the anal
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed December 30, 2013)
Subject Income distribution.
Minorities -- Government policy.
Welfare state.
Europe -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783319028156 (electronic bk.)
3319028154 (electronic bk.)