Measuring Inequality: A Methodological Handbook, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Measuring Inequality

A Methodological Handbook, 1st Edition

By Philip B. Coulter

Routledge

204 pages

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Paperback: 9780367162887
pub: 2020-03-30
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Description

This book provides a virtual encyclopedia of the logic, procedures, performance characteristics, interpretation, and applications of inequality measures. It seeks to integrate the principles of inequality theory and statistical measurement techniques to facilitate better analysis of inequality. .

Table of Contents

1. Distribution in Social Science 2. Inequality Theory 3. Indexes Based on the Deviations Model 4. Indexes Based on the Combinatorics Model 5. Indexes Based on the Entropy Model 6. Indexes Based on the Social Welfare Model 7. Intergroup Indexes: Inequality, Segregation, and Interaction 8. Indexes of Inequity 9. Summary and Conclusions

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General