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Non-married Women and Asset Ownership

The Effects of Marital Status and Social Class on Wealth Accumulation

Format: Hardback
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd, New York, United States
Imprint: Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Published: 1st Jan 2008
Dimensions: w 159mm h 235mm d 19mm
Weight: 408g
ISBN-10: 0773453717
ISBN-13: 9780773453715
Barcode No: 9780773453715
Using census based data, this study examines whether or not differences in asset ownership for non-married women can be explained by race alone or whether other social and demographic variables help explain observed differences.

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"... the [work] is both explanatory and predictive in examining the determinant of not only asset ownership but the levels of assets, in particular, the levels of the key components of the average American's portfolio." - Dr. Hayward Derrick Horton Professor of Sociology School of Public Health State University of New York at Albany "This study not only brings the issue of racialized gender economic inequality into focus but also highlights many areas for future fruitful research." - Dr. C. Jama Adams John Jay College of Criminal Justice "The book has important methodological, theoretical, and social policy implications." - Dr. David I. Rudder Adjunct Faculty in M.S. in Strategic Leadership Program Neumann College"