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Poverty, inequality, and the law

Barbara Brudno

Poverty, inequality, and the law

cases, commentary, analyses

by Barbara Brudno

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Published by West Pub. Co. in St. Paul .
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    Subjects:
  • Legal assistance to the poor -- United States -- Cases.,
  • Equality before the law -- United States -- Cases.,
  • Discrimination in education -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases.,
  • Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Barbara Brudno.
    SeriesAmerican casebook series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlv, 934 p. ;
    Number of Pages934
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17733396M

    This is “Inequality, Poverty, and Discrimination”, chapter 19 from the book Economics Principles (v. ). For details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license.   The ability of the law to respond effectively to systemic poverty and inequality in society is dealt with comprehensively in a new book, Law and Poverty.

      inequality inequality 2 Although falling, the gender pay gap remains stubbornly high. London and the south-east has much greater levels of wealth than the rest of the country. The relationship between growth, inequality, and poverty lies at the heart of development economics. This volume draws together many of the most important recent contributions to the controversies surrounding this topic.

    Housing, Poverty, and the Law Matthew Desmond and Monica Bell Department of Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts ; email: [email protected] Annu. Rev. Law Soc. Sci. –35 First published online as a Review in Advance on J The Annual Review of Law and Social Science is online at lawsocsci File Size: KB. Extreme inequality and poverty Growing gap between rich and poor is undermining the fight against poverty. Arlene, a shop owner and mother of four living in the Philippines, became the sole breadwinner in her family after her husband Eduardo suffered a stroke that left him paralyzed.


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Poverty, inequality, and the law by Barbara Brudno Download PDF EPUB FB2

Poverty, Inequality, and Democracy addresses the complicated philosophical and moral issues surrounding the distribution of economic goods in free societies as well as the empirical relationships between democratization and trends in poverty and inequality.

This volume also discusses the variety of welfare-state policies that have been adopted in different regions of the world.5/5(1). Anthony C. Thompson is a professor and faculty director of the Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law at New York University School of Law.

He is the author of Releasing Prisoners, Redeeming Communities and Dangerous Leaders, and editor of Raising the Bar: Diversifying Big Law. He lives in New York/5(18). As its title promises, “Supreme Inequality” makes an important contribution to our understanding of both the Supreme Court and inequality law of poverty.

This volume brings to light a variety of previously ignored ways in which law can be central to the causes and structure of poverty, and explores new legal arenas and theories that could form the basis of a transformative use of law in order to reduce poverty.

Poverty Law Book Summary: Poverty Law: Policy and Practice is organized around an overview of federal policies, significant poverty law cases, and major government antipoverty programs--welfare, housing, health, etcwhich map onto important theoretical, doctrinal, policy, and practice questions.

Features: ; As the first poverty law textbook to be published in 15 years, the edition includes. Focusing on the theory and practice of poverty law in the period stretching from the mids to the present day, the book argues that at the heart of both critical and liberal thinking is an understanding of the lawyer as an ethical actor: inspired by faith or politics to appreciate the potential and limits of law in the struggle against economic inequality.

Supreme Inequality makes an important contribution to our understanding of both the Supreme Court and the law of poverty.” —New York Times Book Review “Meticulously researched and engagingly written, Supreme Inequality is a howl of progressive rage against the past half-century of American jurisprudence.

Cohen builds a comprehensive indictment of the court’s rulings in areas ranging from campaign finance and voting rights to poverty law and criminal justice.”. New Book: America’s Growing Inequality: The Impact of Poverty and Race (Chester Hartman, ed., Lexington Books, ).

Overview below: The book is a compilation of the best and still-most-relevant articles published in Poverty & Race, the bimonthly of The Poverty & Race Research Action Council from to the present. Poverty Law for Professors and Legal Academics. New Article: Mehrsa Baradaran, Jim Crow Credit, 9 U.C.

IRVINE L. REV. ().Abstract below: he New Deal created a separate and unequal credit market—high-interest, non-bank, installment lenders in black ghettos and low-cost, securitized, and revolving credit card market in the white suburbs. This book isn't a typical nonfiction piece - it's the transcript of a roundtable discussion on racism, inequality, law, public infrastructure, and more in the past, present, and the future, by 4 learned minds - the head of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, a former attorney general of the United States, a bestselling author and lawyer, and a star professor of clinical law/5.

Poverty tends to be considered as an economic subject area rather than a legal one. And yet, a society’s distribution of income and opportunity is the outcome of its legal system which may encourage or fail to prevent various forms of marginalisation. 'Supreme Inequality' Argues That America's Top Court Has Become Right-Wing In a new book, lawyer/journalist Adam Cohen makes the case that.

With regards to inequality, they support greater opportunities to level the playing field. Yet, they’re ardently opposed to the tax and redistribution policies that goal requires.

Fighting poverty means solving the inequality problem. If you’re engaged in that work, these books offer insights for you. This book seeks to advance the emerging field of international poverty law. While law and development discourse has dealt with international poverty, advocates of poverty reduction customarily operate within a nation-state context.

The handbook on poverty and inequality provides tools to measure, describe, monitor, evaluate, and analyze poverty. It provides background materials for designing poverty reduction strategies. This book is intended for researchers and policy analysts Cited by: Poverty, inequality, and the law: cases, commentary, analyses.

[Barbara Brudno] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search Poverty Law Text (2 items) by c updated Confirm this request. You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. What is more, the overall figures mask much more severe pockets of poverty.

Inmore than one-quarter of all African-Americans ( percent) lived in poverty; though distressingly high, that figure did represent an improvement fromwhen 31 percent of blacks were officially classified as poor, and it was the lowest poverty rate for this group since Author: Mike Moffatt.

default response to poverty and focus the attention of the law and of government on redistribution rather than retribution. Christiaens echoes this theme in relation to Belgium, where young offenders, many suffering from poverty, report feelings of not being listened to and argues that stigma contributes to the reproduction of poverty.

Poverty, Justice and the Rule of Law and the initiative by the International Bar Association, constitute an important step away from the unfortunate, but sometimes well-deserved, perceptions of lawyers as accomplices in poverty, inequality, and class oppression, and toward a proper recognition of our role as agents in their eradication.

This book is dedicated to the simple premise that distributional issues of inequality and poverty must be approached with the same seriousness of purpose that is currently accorded the analysis of economic activity and output.

Socio-legal research on the legal experiences of the poor reflects an understanding of the close connection between economic inequality and law. The first two parts of this volume illustrate general analytical approaches to law and poverty. The remaining .This volume brings together leading public intellectuals--Amartya Sen, Martha C.

Nussbaum, François Bourguignon, William J. Wilson, Douglas S. Massey, and Martha A. Fineman--to take stock of current analytic understandings of poverty and inequality. Contemporary research on inequality has largely relied on conceptual advances several decades old, even though the basic structure of global 2/5(1).Poverty and Economic Inequality.

Poverty and economic inequality are pressing human rights problems in the United States. For many residents living in poverty, certain human rights are out of reach. They may lack access to safe work conditions, housing, education, health services, or clean water and basic sanitation.

They may be unable participate in.