WEEK 1 2017-01-24T21:41:24+00:00

INEQUALITY: TWO AMERICAS? (WEEK 1)

Robert D. Putnam, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis, Chapter 1.

Chad Stone, Danilo Trisi, Arloc Sherman, and Brandon DeBot, A Guide to Statistics on Historical Trends in Income Inequality (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, D.C., 2015). pp. 1, 7-19. http://www.cbpp.org/sites/default/files/atoms/files/11-28-11pov_0.pdf

Just for fun: http://flowingdata.com/2016/06/28/distributions-of-annual-income/

Leslie McCall and Christine Percheski, “Income Inequality: New Trends and Research Directions,” Annual Review of Sociology 36 (2010): 329-347. http://www.annualreviews.org.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.soc.012809.102541

Jacob Hacker, “The Privatization of Risk and the Growing Economic Insecurity of Americans,” The Privatization of Risk Web Forum, Social Science Research Council (2006). http://privatizationofrisk.ssrc.org/Hacker/

Kendra Bischoff and Sean F. Reardon, “Residential Segregation by Income, 1970- 2009,” Diversity and Disparities: America Enters a New Century, John Logan (ed.) (Russell Sage, 2014) http://www.s4.brown.edu/us2010/Data/Report/report10162013.pdf :