Brotherhood of St Laurence

Poverty traps. /

By: Bowles, Samuel (ed.)
Contributor(s): Durlauf, Steven N. (ed.) | Hoff, Karla (ed.)
Publisher: New Jersey, NJ Princeton University Press 2006Description: vii, 241 pISBN: 9780691125008; 0691125007Subject(s): Poverty United States | Income Distribution | Neighbourhood Social Aspects | Social Institutions | Poverty Trap | Place Management | Models | TheoryDDC classification: 339.46 POV
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Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Introduction / Samuel Bowles, Steven N. Durlauf and Karla Hoff -- Part One. Threshold effects. Chapter 1. The theory of poverty traps : what have we learned? / Costas Azariadis -- Part Two. Institutions. Chapter 2. The persistence of poverty in the Americas : the role of institutions / Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff -- Chapter 3. Parasites / Halvor Mehlum, Karl Moene and Ragnar Torvik -- Chapter 4. The kin system as a poverty trap? / Karla Hoff and Arijit Sen -- Chapter 5. Institutional poverty traps / Samuel Bowles -- Part Three. Neighborhood [Neighbourhood] effects. Chapter 6. Groups, social influences and inequality / Steven N. Durlauf -- Chapter 7. Durable inequality spatial dynamics, social processes and the persistence of poverty in Chicago neighborhoods [ neighbourhoods]/ Robert J. Sampson and Jeffrey D. Morenoff -- Chapter 8. Spatial concentration and social stratification : does the clustering of disadvantage "beget " bad outcomes?/ Michael E. Sobel .

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