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U OF MRCSSCI 220David BurkamFall

RCSSCI 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Extreme Ways, Parental Leave, Unemployment Benefits

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Do we face a permanently divided society - sawhill. Us public has odd views on inequality and work. Lifetime income is more equally distributed than an
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U OF MRCSSCI 220David BurkamFall

RCSSCI 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Property Income, Child Poverty, Luxembourg Income Study

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Studies on income and poverty between nations is very difficult. Almost non-existent before the luxembourg income study (lis) Lis was created in 1983 a
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U OF MRCSSCI 220David BurkamFall

RCSSCI 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Chronic Poverty

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Trends in poverty and inequality among hispanics - orrenius and zavodny. Hispanic population has increased 43% from 2000-2010 and will grow exponential
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U OF MRCSSCI 220David BurkamFall

RCSSCI 220 Chapter 6: The Economics of Inequality, Poverty, and Discrimination in the 21st Century- Rycroft Reading Guide and Response

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Inequality from generation to generation: the united states in comparison - Important to take a snapshot of inequality but also to look at long term in
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U OF MRCSSCI 220David BurkamFall

RCSSCI 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Living Wage, Employment-To-Population Ratio

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The geography of poverty in the united states - levernier. Tremendous geographic trends when analyzing poverty data. South has higher rates of poverty
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U OF MRCSSCI 220David BurkamFall

RCSSCI 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Extreme Poverty, Concentrated Poverty, Infant Mortality

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Poverty is often skewed as a black issue and portrays the poor as jobless. 48% of the impoverished are white and 51% of impoverished people hold at lea
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U OF MRCSSCI 220David BurkamFall

RCSSCI 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Basic Income, Earned Income Tax Credit, Maternal Death

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Closing the gender gap what would it take - jacobsen. Women have lower earnings, are more likely to be poor, and have less wealth over time. Women gene
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U OF MRCSSCI 220David BurkamFall

RCSSCI 220 Chapter 13: The Economic Characteristics of Asian Americans in the 21st Century

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The economic characteristics of asian americans in the 21st century . The asian american population has grown rapidly. Late breaking expansion due to t
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U OF MRCSSCI 220David BurkamFall

RCSSCI 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Social Cost

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Why is so much of the world poor? - humphrey and exley. 3 main causes for patterns of extreme global poverty (less than 1. 25 per day) Traditional econ
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U OF MRCSSCI 220David BurkamFall

RCSSCI 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Social Insurance, Welfare Queen, Welfare Reform

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U OF MRCSSCI 220David BurkamFall

RCSSCI 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Gini Coefficient, Consumer Debt, Stock Market

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The distribution of wealth in the united states at the 21st century - wolff. Economic fluctuations were great between the 1990"s and 2007. Lots of gain
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U OF MRCSSCI 220David BurkamFall

RCSSCI 220 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Nuclear Family

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