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Wealth, poverty, and inequality

Lisa A. Keister

Wealth, poverty, and inequality

theory and evidence

by Lisa A. Keister

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social stratification,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General,
  • Equality,
  • Wealth,
  • Poverty,
  • Social classes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLisa A. Keister, Darby E. Southgate
    ContributionsSouthgate, Darby E., 1964-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN90.S6 K45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24857514M
    ISBN 109780521861960, 9780521680028
    LC Control Number2011018856


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