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Socioeconomic Inequality in Israel

A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis

Editors: Khattab, Nabil, Miaari, Sami, Stier, Haya (Eds.)

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This volume addresses different aspects and areas of inequality in Israel, a country characterized by high levels of economic inequality, poverty, and social diversity. The book expands on the mechanisms that produce and maintain inequality, and the role of state policies in influencing those mechanisms.

About the authors

Nabil Khattab is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, UK. His latest publications include the co-edited volume Palestinians in the Israeli Labor Market: A Multi-disciplinary Approach and numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Sociology, The Social Science Journal, and the British Educational Research Journal.

Sami Miaari is Lecturer at the Department of Labor Studies, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, and Research Fellow at the Israeli Democracy Institute. His research focuses on labor economics, economic causes, and consequences of conflict, including the economic costs of political instability and the relationship between economic shocks and conflict. His work on these issues has appeared in mainstream journals of economics such as the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Population Economics, and Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Haya Stier is Professor of Sociology and Labor Studies at Tel-Aviv University, Israel. She has served as Chair of the Labor Studies Department, President of the Research Committee on Social Stratification, and the editor of Israeli Sociology. Her works on work-family issues and inequality have appeared in leading sociological journals.

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"This edited volume provides an interesting and novel depiction of current socioeconomic inequality features, mechanisms and dynamics in Israeli society. The editors have very carefully and adequately tailored the various chapters to cover some of the most pressing issues in Israeli society as well as emerging issues in the study of socioeconomic inequality, more generally." - Meir Yaish, Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Haifa, Israel
"This edited volume provides an interesting and novel depiction of current socioeconomic inequality features, mechanisms and dynamics in Israeli society. The editors have very carefully and adequately tailored the various chapters to cover some of the most pressing issues in Israeli society as well as emerging issues in the study of socioeconomic inequality, more generally." - Meir Yaish, Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Haifa, Israel

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Khattab, Nabil (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • The Correlates of Household Debt in Late Life

    Lewin-Epstein, Noah (et al.)

    Pages 13-40

  • Household Inequality and the Contribution of Spousal Correlations

    Plaut, Pnina O. (et al.)

    Pages 41-57

  • Religious Schooling, Secular Schooling, and Household Income Inequality in Israel

    Kimhi, Ayal (et al.)

    Pages 59-72

  • First-Generation College Students in an Expanded and Diversified Higher Education System: The Case of Israel

    Ayalon, Hanna (et al.)

    Pages 75-96

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eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-54481-0
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  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-55719-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Socioeconomic Inequality in Israel
Book Subtitle
A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis
Editors
  • Nabil Khattab
  • Sami Miaari
  • Haya Stier
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-54481-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137544810
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-55719-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 276
Topics