Social Inequality

Social Inequality

by Kathryn Neckerman (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780871546203
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 06/18/2004
Pages: 1043
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.50(h) x 2.50(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author

KATHRYN NECKERMAN is associate director of the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University.

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii Eric Wanner Introduction xvii Kathryn M. Neckerman PART I FAMILY AND NEIGHBORHOOD 1 Chapter 1 The Uneven Spread of Single-Parent Families: What Do We Know? Where Do We Look for Answers? 3 David T. Ellwood and Christopher Jencks Chapter 2 Women's Education and Family Timing: Outcomes and Trends Associated with Age at Marriage and First Birth 79 Steven P Martin Chapter 3 Neighborhoods, Poverty, and Children's Well-Being 119 Anne R. Pebley and Narayan Sastry PART II INVESTMENTS IN CHILDREN 147 Chapter 4 Trends in Children's Attainments and Their Determinants as Family Income Inequality Has Increased 149 Robert Haveman, Gary Sandefur, Barbara Wolfe, and Andrea Voyer Chapter 5 Inequality in Parental Investment in Child-Rearing: Expenditures, Time, and Health 189 Suzanne Bianchi, Philip N. Cohen, Sara Raley, and Kei Nomaguchi PART III INEQUALITY IN SCHOOL AND WORK 221 Chapter 6 Inequality in Early Childhood Education and Care: What Do We Know? 223 Marcia K. Meyers, Dan Rosenbaum, Christopher Ruhm, and Jane Waldfogel Chapter 7 Progress in Schooling 271 Robert M. Hauser Chapter 8 College-Going and Inequality 319 Thomas . Kane Chapter 9 Digital Inequality: From Unequal Access to Differentiated Use 355 Paul DiMaggio, Eszter Hargittai, Coral Celeste, and Steven Shafer Chapter 10 The Shareholder Value Society: A Review of the Changes in Working Conditions and Inequality in the United States, 1976 to 2000 401 Neil Fligstein and Taek-Jin Shin Chapter 11 The Changing Distribution of Education Finance, 1972 to 1997 433 Sean Corcoran, William N. Evans, Jennifer Godwin, Sheila E. Murray, and Robert M. Schwab Chapter 12 School Inequality: What Do We Know? 467 Meredith Phillips and Tiffani Chin PART IV INEQUALITY IN HEALTH 521 Chapter 13 Health, Income, and Inequality 523 John Mullahy, Stephanie Robert, and Barbara Wolfe Chapter 14 The Income-Health Relationship and the Role of Relative Deprivation 545 Christine E. Eibner and William N. Evans Chapter 15 Inequality in Life and Death: What Drives Racial Trends in U.S. Child Death Rates? 569 Janet Currie and V Joseph Hotz PART V INEQUALITY IN POLITICAL PARTICIPATION 633 Chapter 16 Political Equality: What Do We Know About It? 635

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