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Occupational and Residential Segregation Vol: 17

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02 Oct 2009
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
288 pages - 152 x 229 x 18mm
Research on Economic Inequality


This volume is divided into five parts, each one including two chapters. Part I is devoted to 'Information Theory and Segregation Measurement', part II to 'The Gini Index and the Measurement of Segregation', part III to 'Measuring Segregation with Ordered Categories', part IV to 'Exploring Changes in Segregation' and part V to 'Wage Inequality and Segregation'. Let us now review into more details each of these ten chapters.
List of Contributors. Introduction. The information theory of segregation: uniting segregation and inequality in a common framework. The invariance properties of the mutual information index of multigroup segregation. The GINI coefficient and segregation on a continuous variable. Generalized gini occupational segregation indices. Occupational segregation with economic disadvantage: an investigation of decomposable indexes. Comment on robert hutchens, “Occupational segregation with economic disadvantage: an investigation of decomposable indexes”. A response to paul jargowsky's comment. Measures of ordinal segregation. Exploring changes in the spatial pattern of income segregation during the 1990s. Analyzing changes in occupational segregation: the case of switzerland (1970–2000). Wage inequality and segregation between native and immigrant workers in Switzerland: evidence using matched employee–employer data. Gender segregation in the workplace and wage gaps: evidence from urban Mexico 1994–2004. Research on Economic Inequality. Research on economic inequality volume 17. Copyright page.

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