Poverty And Power

Poverty And Power

by Edward Royce
     
 

Poverty and Power suggests that today's poverty results from deep-rooted disparities in income, wealth, and power. The rate and severity of poverty remain high, because millions of Americans are trapped in low-wage jobs, inadequately served by government policy, excluded from mainstream policy debates, and victimized by discrimination and social exclusion.See more details below

Overview

Poverty and Power suggests that today's poverty results from deep-rooted disparities in income, wealth, and power. The rate and severity of poverty remain high, because millions of Americans are trapped in low-wage jobs, inadequately served by government policy, excluded from mainstream policy debates, and victimized by discrimination and social exclusion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742564442
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
340
Sales rank:
1,120,605
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Chapter One: Poverty as a Social Problem Chapter 2 Part One: Individualistic Theories of Poverty and Inequality Chapter 3 Chapter Two: The Biogenetic Theory of Poverty and Inequality Chapter 4 Chapter Three: The Cultural Theory of Poverty and Inequality Chapter 5 Chapter Four: The Human Capital Theory of Poverty and Inequality Chapter 6 Part Two: A Structural Perspective on Poverty — Four Systems Chapter 7 Chapter Five: The Economic System and Poverty Chapter 8 Chapter Six: The Political System and Poverty Chapter 9 Chapter Seven: The Cultural System and Poverty Chapter 10 Chapter Eight The Social System and Poverty Chapter 11 Part Three: A Structural Perspective on Poverty — Ten Obstacles Chapter 12 Chapter Nine: Structural Obstacles and the Persistence of Poverty Chapter 13 Chapter Ten: Structural Obstacles and the Persistence of Poverty Chapter 14 Chapter Eleven: Conclusion

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >