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Title Occupational and residential segregation [electronic resource] / edited by Yves Flückiger, Sean F. Reardon, Jacques Silber.

Imprint Bingley : JAI Press, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 270 pages).
Series Research on economic inequality ; v. 17
Research on economic inequality ; v. 17.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed Jan. 22, 2010).
Summary 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.
Contents Comment on Robert Hutchens', 'Occupational segregation with economic disadvantage : an investigation of decomposable indexes' / Paul A. Jargowsky -- A response to Paul Jargowsky's comment / Robert Hutchens -- Measures of ordinal segregation / Sean F. Reardon -- Exploring changes in the spatial pattern of income segregation during the 1990s / Casey J. Dawkins -- Analyzing changes in occupational segregation : the case of Switzerland (1970-2000) / Joseph Deutsch, Yves Flckiger, Jacques Silber -- Wage inequality and segregation between native and immigrant workers in Switzerland : evidence using matched employee-employer data / Tobias Müller, José Ramirez -- Gender segregation in the workplace and wage gaps : evidence from urban Mexico 1994-2004 / Sebastián Calónico, Hugo Ñopo -- The information theory of segregation : uniting segregation and inequality in a common framework / Paul A. Jargowsky, Jeongdai Kim -- The invariance properties of the mutual information index of multigroup segregation / Ricardo Mora, Javier Ruiz-Castillo -- The GINI coefficient and segregation on a continuous variable / Jeongdai Kim, Paul A. Jargowsky -- Generalized GINI occupational segregation indices / Satya R. Chakravarty, Conchita D'Ambrosio, Jacques Silber -- Occupational segregation with economic disadvantage : an investigation of decomposable indexes / Robert Hutchens -- Introduction / Yves Flckiger, Sean F. Reardon, Jacques Silber.
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Subject Segregation.
Discrimination in employment.
Discrimination in housing.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Flückiger, Yves, 1955-
Reardon, Sean F.
Silber, Jacques.
ISBN 9781848557871 (electronic bk.)
1848557876 (electronic bk.)