Aging, Social Inequality, and Public Policy
By (author) Fred C. Pampel
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Aging, Social Inequality, and Public Policy by Fred C. Pampel
Book DescriptionFred C Pampel describes how age combines with other components of inequality by comparing the influence of group membership on social inequality before and after the life course transition to old age. He looks at the differences in public policy and how age inequality - more than the other sources of inequality - relates closely to government policies and studies other societies in which both age group differences and overall inequality differ from those in the United States. Pampel makes comparison of the United States with other nations a central component of the book, providing greater understanding of the larger forces that shape old age.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780803990951
(230mm x 153mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Pine Forge
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 3-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Fred C. Pampel
Fred C. Pampel (Ph.D., University of Illinois) is Professor of Sociology and Research Associate of the Institute of Behavior Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder. With John Williamson, he is the author of Age, Class, Politics, and the Welfare State and Old Age Security in Comparative Perspective. He has published numerous articles on topics relating to social policy, age structure, and pension spending, and is currently doing research on age differences in income inequality and mortality from suicide and homicide.
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