Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2013.
xix, 515 pages : illustrations.
Studies in social inequality.
Formatted Contents Note
How has income inequality grown? : the reshaping of the income distribution in LIS countries / Arthur S. Alderson and Kevin Doran On the identification of the middle class / Anthony Atkinson and Andrea Brandolini Has rising inequality reduced middle-class income growth? / Lane Kenworthy Welfare regimes, cohorts and the middle classes / Louis Chauvel Political sources of government redistribution in high-income countries / Vincent A. Mahler, David K. Jesuit and Piotr R. Paradowski Income distribution, inequality perception and redistributive preferences in European countries / István György Tóth and Tamás Keller Women's employment and household income inequality / Susan Harkness Women's employment, unpaid work, and economic inequality / Nancy Folbre, Janet C. Gornick, Helen Connolly and Teresa Munzi Women's work, family earnings, and public policy / Margarita Estévez-Abe and Tanja Hethey The distribution of assets and debt / Eva Sierminska, Timothy M. Smeeding and Serge Allegrezza The joint distribution of income and wealth / Markus Jäntti, Eva Sierminska and Philippe Van Kerm The fourth retirement pillar in rich countries / Bruce Bradbury Public pension entitlements and the distribution of wealth / Joachim R. Frick and Markus M. Grabka Income and wealth inequality in Japan / Colin McKenzie Income inequality in boom and bust : a tale from Iceland's bubble economy / Stefán Ólafsson and Arnaldur Sölvi Kristjánsson Horizontal and vertical inequalities in India / Reeve Vanneman and Amaresh Dubey Post-apartheid changes in South African inequality / Murray Leibbrandt, Ingrid Woolard and Arden Finn.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.