Income inequality

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Abstract

Encyclopaedia entry about the concept of income inequality. Explores the reasons for this inequality and ways of overcoming it, including social policy initiatives.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational encyclopedia of social policy
Place of PublicationAbingdon, Oxon
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor and Francis Group
Pages633-638
Number of pages6
Volume2
ISBN (Print)041541928X
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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Keywords

  • earnings inequality
  • equal opportunities
  • Gini coefficient
  • income
  • social policy

Cite this

Mukhopadhaya, P. (2006). Income inequality. In International encyclopedia of social policy (Vol. 2, pp. 633-638). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.