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The Resource Inequality in America : race, poverty, and fulfilling democracy's promise, Stephen M. Caliendo

Inequality in America : race, poverty, and fulfilling democracy's promise, Stephen M. Caliendo

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Inequality in America : race, poverty, and fulfilling democracy's promise
Title
Inequality in America
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race, poverty, and fulfilling democracy's promise
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Stephen M. Caliendo
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Inequality in America
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race, poverty, and fulfilling democracys promise
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eng
Summary
"Why does inequality have such a hold on American society and public policy? And what can we, as citizens, do about it? Inequality in America takes an in-depth look at individual-level and systemic inequality, focusing in particular on race, poverty, and gender, across a wide range of issues from housing and education to crime, employment and health. Caliendo shows how individual-level prejudice and systemic inequality are interrelated, how individual beliefs and attitudes can affect public opinion and lawmakers' policy solutions and how systemic barriers to advancement as a result of these policies then contribute to individual perceptions, creating a cycle of disadvantage and advantage that can be difficult to break, though not impossible. Feature boxes throughout the book offer insight into key public figures who have worked to combat inequality and suggestions for individual action. Concise and written in an accessible manner, Inequality in America paves the way for students to think critically about the effects of the attitudes, behaviors and structures of inequality"--
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Summary
"Why does inequality have such a hold on American society and public policy? And what can we, as citizens, do about it? Inequality in America takes an in-depth look at individual-level and systemic inequality, focusing in particular on race, poverty, andgender, across a wide range of issues from housing and education to crime, employment and health. Caliendo shows how individual-level prejudice and systemic inequality are interrelated, how individual beliefs and attitudes can affect public opinion and lawmakers' policy solutions and how systemic barriers to advancement as a result of these policies then contribute to individual perceptions, creating a cycle of disadvantage and advantage that can be difficult to break, though not impossible"--
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10324742
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1971-
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Caliendo, Stephen M.
Dewey number
305.5/120973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN90.S6
LC item number
C35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Dilemmas in American politics
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  • Equality
  • Social stratification
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Civil Rights
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy
Target audience
adult
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race, poverty, and fulfilling democracy's promise
Label
Inequality in America : race, poverty, and fulfilling democracy's promise, Stephen M. Caliendo
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Representation and the Roots of Inequality -- Income and Wealth -- Housing -- Education -- Crime and Employment -- Health -- Gender -- Affirmative Action -- Conclusion: The Space between Power and Powerlessness
Control code
2014001820
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780813344980
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014001820
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Inequality in America : race, poverty, and fulfilling democracy's promise, Stephen M. Caliendo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Representation and the Roots of Inequality -- Income and Wealth -- Housing -- Education -- Crime and Employment -- Health -- Gender -- Affirmative Action -- Conclusion: The Space between Power and Powerlessness
Control code
2014001820
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780813344980
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014001820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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