Inequality, the most frequent focus is on "income" inequality, there is also interest in political and social inequality.
Our Library of Congress classification does not use the that term as a subject heading; instead consider using:
Democracy - Economic Aspects, Equality, Fairness, Income Distribution, Poor, Poverty, Social Stratification, Wealth
|The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History
Call Number: HC15 .O94 2003eb;Five-volume set of encyclopedias that cover agriculture,
Shelved in Reference
the rise of modern industrialism, a survey of business history,
labor unions, macroeconomics, levels of taxation, migration,
and technology, among other subjects. Entries are organized
thematically and geographically. Very comprehensive yet
written in language the lay person should be able to follow.
A little on the dry side.
|Encyclopedia of World Poverty
Call Number: HV12 .E54 2006eb; Shelved in Reference
Three volume set that discusses poverty around the world,
considers challenges with measuring poverty, and looks at
its causes and effects. Written in very clear language, easily
comprehensible and to the point. Also includes a Resource
Guide that lists many texts that researchers may want to
consult if looking for additional resources.
Call Number: HV35 .S6 1995eb; Shelved on Tutt 3rd FloorThree volume set covers all aspects of social work including
Us policy, roles of, and global changes. A good complement
to the economic reference sources in offering a different
perspective; it explores the human side of poverty and
attempts by the social work profession to meet the challenges
arising from poverty.
|International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
Call Number: online
Articles on : aging, income distribution, foreign aid, food,
health-care systems, personality measurements, sexual
violence, and white collar crime. The expanding influence
of economics in social science research is featured. The
entries vary in comprehensibility, some are written in
language that is very dense and require familiarity with the
quantitative side of the social sciences. Not suited for the lay
person but valuable.
A to Z authoritative and comprehensive with concise definitions.
The new Palgrave dictionary of economics edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume Call number: online and HB61 .N49 2008 ; Shelved in Reference
Online is updated and expended edition of four volume set from eminent contributors discussing economic topics.
theories are presented in a rigorous but not overly technical way;
concise and straightforward empirical analyses enlighten key policy issues."
Call Number: View online
Reference book that discusses domestic economic indicators,
consumers, personal finance, the labor market, business and
income distribution in the United States. Entries are written in
plain English and should be easily understood by most readers.
Very comprehensible yet thorough research tool.
Call Number: View online
Introduction to multidimensional poverty measurement and analysis