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  1. Income Inequality
    This state-of-the-art volume presents comparative, empirical research on a topic that has long preoccupied scholars, politicians, and everyday citizens: economic inequality. While income and wealth inequality across all populations... Learn More
    Published: 14th August 2013
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  2. 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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  3. Determined to Succeed?
    In many countries, concern about socio-economic inequalities in educational attainment has focused on inequalities in test scores and grades. The presumption has been that the best way to reduce inequalities in educational outcomes... Learn More
    Published: 23rd January 2013
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  4. Contested Welfare States
    The welfare state is a trademark of the European social model. An extensive set of social and institutional actors provides protection against common risks, offering economic support in periods of hardship and ensuring access... Learn More
    Published: 29th August 2012
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  5. Improving Learning Environments
    Improving Learning Environments provides the first systematic comparative cross-national study of school disciplinary climates. In this volume, leading international social science researchers explore nine national case studies... Learn More
    Published: 13th June 2012
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  6. The New Gilded Age
    Income inequality is an increasingly pressing issue in the United States and around the world. This book explores five critical issues to introduce some of the key moral and empirical questions about income, gender, and racial... Learn More
    Published: 9th May 2012
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  7. Broke
    About 1.5 million households filed bankruptcy in the last year, making bankruptcy as common as college graduation and divorce. The recession has pushed more and more families into financial collapse—with unemployment, declines... Learn More
    Published: 11th January 2012
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  8. Broke
    About 1.5 million households filed bankruptcy in the last year, making bankruptcy as common as college graduation and divorce. The recession has pushed more and more families into financial collapse—with unemployment, declines... Learn More
    Published: 11th January 2012
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  9. Making the Transition
    After the breakdown of socialism in Central and Eastern Europe, the role of education systems in preparing students for the "real world" changed. Though young people were freed from coercive state institutions, the shift... Learn More
    Published: 11th October 2011
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  10. The Global Dynamics of Racial and Ethnic Mobilization
    This book tests a new approach to understanding ethnic mobilization and considers the interplay of global forces, national-level variation in inequality and repression, and political mobilization of ethnicity. It advances the... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2011
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  11. Class and Power in the New Deal
    Class and Power in the New Deal provides a new perspective on the origins and implementation of the three most important policies that emerged during the New Deal—the Agricultural Adjustment Act, the National Labor Relations... Learn More
    Published: 29th June 2011
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  12. Social Class and Changing Families in an Unequal America
    American families are far more diverse and complex today than they were 50 years ago. As ideas about marriage, divorce, and remarriage have changed, so too have our understandings about cohabitation, childbearing, parenting, and... Learn More
    Published: 21st June 2011
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  13. Mobility and Inequality
    How often do working-class children obtain college degrees and then pursue professional careers? Conversely, how frequently do the children of doctors and lawyers fail to enter high status careers upon completion of their schooling?... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 2011
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  14. Stratification in Higher Education
    The mass expansion of higher education is one of the most important social transformations of the second half of the twentieth century. In this book, scholars from 15 countries, representing Western and Eastern Europe, East Asia,... Learn More
    Published: 23rd April 2010
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  15. Dividing the Domestic
    In Dividing the Domestic, leading international scholars roll up their sleeves to investigate how culture and country characteristics permeate our households and our private lives. The book introduces novel frameworks for understanding... Learn More
    Published: 25th February 2010
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  16. Gendered Trajectories
    Gendered Trajectories explores why industrial societies vary in the pace at which they reduce gender inequality and compares changes in women's employment opportunities in Japan and Taiwan over the last half-century. Japan has... Learn More
    Published: 26th February 2009
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