Studies in Social Inequality

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  1. Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States
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  2. Waiting on Retirement
    A safe and secure retirement is increasingly out of reach for as much as half of the American population. Taking the lives of restaurant workers as a case study to dive deep into the lived experiences of low wage workers at various... Learn More
    Published: 2nd October 2018
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  3. The Myth of Millionaire Tax Flight
    In this age of globalization, many countries and U.S. states are worried about the tax flight of the rich. As income inequality grows and U.S. states consider raising taxes on their wealthiest residents, there is a palpable concern... Learn More
    Published: 31st October 2017
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  4. Broke and Patriotic
    Why are poor Americans so patriotic? They have significantly worse social benefits compared to other Western nations, and studies show that the American Dream of upward mobility is, for them, largely a myth. So why do these people... Learn More
    Published: 10th October 2017
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  5. SNAP Matters
    In 1963, President Kennedy proposed making permanent a small pilot project called the Food Stamp Program (FSP). By 2013, the program's fiftieth year, more than one in seven Americans received benefits at a cost of nearly $80 billion.... Learn More
    Published: 25th November 2015
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  6. Income Inequality
    This volume presents cross-nationally comparative evidence on income inequality trends, women's employment and its effect on inequality, the distribution of wealth, and the interaction of politics with inequality across several... Learn More
    Published: 14th August 2013
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  7. Determined to Succeed?
    An assessment of the relative importance of previous school performance and choice in creating social background inequalities in educational attainment.... Learn More
    Published: 23rd January 2013
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  8. Contested Welfare States
    This book explores citizen's attitudes toward welfare policies across European countries and offers critical insights into the public legitimacy of welfare state reform.... Learn More
    Published: 29th August 2012
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  9. Improving Learning Environments
    This book provides the first systematic comparative cross-national study of school disciplinary climates.... Learn More
    Published: 13th June 2012
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  10. The New Gilded Age
    This book asks leading scholars to debate the causes of inequality, whether we have an obligation to help the poor, and the types of reforms that are most likely to eliminate or reduce inequality.... Learn More
    Published: 9th May 2012
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  11. Broke
    Broke explores the consequences of recent unprecedented growth in consumer debt and shows how excessive borrowing undermines the prosperity of middle class America.... Learn More
    Published: 11th January 2012
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  12. Broke
    Broke explores the consequences of recent unprecedented growth in consumer debt and shows how excessive borrowing undermines the prosperity of middle class America.... Learn More
    Published: 11th January 2012
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  13. Making the Transition
    Provides the first large-scale analysis of the impact social transformation has had on young people in their transition from school to work in Central and Eastern European countries.... Learn More
    Published: 11th October 2011
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  14. The Global Dynamics of Racial and Ethnic Mobilization
    A new approach to ethnic mobilization that considers the interplay between global forces, national-level variation in inequality and repression, and the political mobilization of ethnicity.... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2011
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  15. Class and Power in the New Deal
    This book provides a new perspective on the origins of the three most important New Deal policies—the Agricultural Adjustment Act, the National Labor Relations Act, and the Social Security Act—while examining the strengths... Learn More
    Published: 29th June 2011
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  16. Social Class and Changing Families in an Unequal America
    This book offers an up-to-the-moment assessment of the condition of the American family in an era of growing inequality.... Learn More
    Published: 21st June 2011
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