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Non-Married Women and Asset Ownership : The Effects of Marital Status and Social Class on Wealth Accumulation

By: Sykes, Lori Latrice.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, 2008Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (154 p.).ISBN: 9780773412231.Subject(s): Single women -- United States -- Economic conditions | Single women -- United States -- Social conditions | Wealth -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Non-Married Women and Asset Ownership : The Effects of Marital Status and Social Class on Wealth AccumulationDDC classification: 339.22086520973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Aint no Making it: Socioeconomic Status and Wealth in Historical Perspective; Chapter 2: Trends in Net Worth and Wealth Composition; Chapter 3: Explaining Difference; Chapter 4: Perpectives on Wealth Inequality; Chapter 5: A Home of Her Own; Chapter 6: Living Non-married and In Business for Oneself; Chapter 7: The Great Divide: Savings, Stocks and Real Estate; Chapter 8: Non-Married Female Baby Boomers and Asset Ownership; Chapter 9: Conclusion; Bibliography; Appendix A; Index
Summary: 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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Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Aint no Making it: Socioeconomic Status and Wealth in Historical Perspective; Chapter 2: Trends in Net Worth and Wealth Composition; Chapter 3: Explaining Difference; Chapter 4: Perpectives on Wealth Inequality; Chapter 5: A Home of Her Own; Chapter 6: Living Non-married and In Business for Oneself; Chapter 7: The Great Divide: Savings, Stocks and Real Estate; Chapter 8: Non-Married Female Baby Boomers and Asset Ownership; Chapter 9: Conclusion; Bibliography; Appendix A; Index

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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