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Title Poverty, inequality, and the future of social policy : Western states and the new world order / Katherine McFate, Roger Lawson, William Julius Wilson, editors.

Imprint New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c1995.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.5094 P869    ---  Available
Description xii, 756 p. : tables ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction / Katherine McFate -- Markets and states / Katherine McFate, Timothy Smeeding, and Lee Rainwater -- Poverty and social-assistance dynamics in the United States, Canada, and Europe / Greg J. Duncan, Bjorn Gustafsson, Richard Hauser, Gunther Schmaus, Stephen Jenkins, Hans Messinger, Ruud Muffels, Brian Nolan, Jean-Claude Ray, and Wolfgang Voges -- Comparison of poverty and living conditions in the United States, Canada, Sweden, and Germany / Susan Mayer -- Labor insecurity through market regulation / Guy Standing -- Impact of technological change, deindustrialization, and internationalization of trade on earnings inequality / Petter Gottschalk and Mary Joyce.
Gender role and family structure changes in the advanced industrialized west / Sheila B. Kamerman -- French policies towards lone parents / Nadine Lefaucheur -- Single mothers in Sweden / Siv Gustafsson -- Lone parents / Ruth Rose -- Single mother families and social policy / Sara McLanahan and Irwin Garfinkel -- Is there a problem with the youth labor market, and if so, how should we fix it? / Paul Osterman -- Apprentice training in Germany / Bernard Casey -- Special measures to improve youth employment in Italy / Enrico Pugliese -- Postindustrializaton and youth unemployment / Troy Duster -- Divergent destinies / Alejandro Portes and Min Zhou.
Impact of economic change on minorities and migrants in western Europe / Ian Gordon -- Comparative structure and experience of urban exclusion / Loic Wacquant -- Immigration, marginality, and French social policy / Sophie Body-Gendrot -- Poverty, immigration, and minority groups / Colin Brown -- Ethnic minorities in the Netherlands / Justus Veenman -- Trampolines, safety nets, or free fall? / Katherine McFate -- Social Question / Hugh Heclo -- Poverty, social rights, and the quality of citizenship / Roger Lawson and William Julius Wilson.
Subject Income distribution -- Europe.
Income distribution.
Poor -- Europe.
Europe -- Social policy.
United States -- Social policy -- 1993-
Added Author McFate, Katherine.
Lawson, Roger.
Wilson, William J., 1935-
ISBN 0871545101 (hard : alk. paper)

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