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Social administration, poverty and inequality

John Offer

Social administration, poverty and inequality

by John Offer

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Published by Roehampton Institute in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJ.W. Offer and A.P. Williamson.
SeriesPoverty, inequality and the social sciences series -- no.4, Occasional papers in sociology and social administration -- no.4
ContributionsWilliamson, A. P. 1943-, Roehampton Institute of Higher Education.
The Physical Object
Pagination40p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21915735M
ISBN 100946665087
OCLC/WorldCa26314657

  The study of contemporary social, political and economic problems, such as poverty, inequality, crime, unemployment, healthcare, education and housing, and the . Mayfield Publishing Company, - Social Science - pages 1 Review A textbook for an interdisciplinary undergraduate course that addresses what Marger (sociology, Michigan State U.) sees as a major deficiency that others either analyze only one form of social equality or analytically conflate them making it difficult to distinguish them.4/5(1).

Poverty, Inequality, and the Future of Social Policy provides a definitive analysis of the conditions that are fraying the social fabric and the reasons why some countries have been more successful than others in addressing these trends. In the United States, where the poverty rate in the s was twice that of any advanced nation in Europe. Economic Inequality. The United States has a very large degree of economic inequality. A common way to examine inequality is to rank the nation’s families by income from lowest to highest and then to divide this distribution into , we have the poorest fifth of the nation’s families (or the 20% of families with the lowest family incomes), a second fifth with somewhat higher.

The book analyses the complexity of poverty and inequality beyond an over-determination of the concepts by the economic or the wealth index in South Africa. Ingrid’s areas of research interest include the measurement of poverty and inequality, unemployment, social protection and fiscal policy. She is a Research Affiliate at the Southern. poverty and inequality, the paper will attempt to estimate and determine whether the positive growth rates recorded since have indeed managed to improve indicators of social welfare within the South African economy.


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In the United States, where the poverty rate in the s was twice that of any advanced nation in Europe.