Genre : Social Science
Publisher : The New Press
ISBN_10 : 9781595587329
Copyright Year : 2009-06-09
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An “engrossing collection of rigorously researched articles” from Elizabeth Warren, Jared Bernstein, William Julius Wilson, and more (Publishers Weekly). Can the wealthiest nation in the world do anything to combat the steadily rising numbers of Americans living in poverty—or the tens of millions of Americans living in “near poverty”? In this book, some of the country’s most prominent scholars, businesspeople, and community activists answer with a resounding yes. Published in conjunction with one of the country’s leading anti-poverty centers, Ending Poverty in America brings together respected social scientists, journalists, neighborhood organizers, and business leaders—both liberal and conservative—to tackle hot-button issues such as job creation, schools, housing, and family-friendly social policy, offering a template for a renewed public debate and a genuine effort to confront this urgent issue that undermines the long-term security of our nation. Contributors include: Jared Bernstein, Anita Brown-Graham, Carol Mendez Cassell, Richard Freeman, Angela Glover-Blackwell, Jacob Hacker, Harry Holzer, Jack F. Kemp, Ronald Mincy, Katherine S. Newman, Melvin L. Oliver, Dennis Orthner, David K. Shipler, Beth Shulman, Michael A. Stegman, Elizabeth Warren, William Julius Wilson.

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📒 Poverty In America by John Iceland

Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Univ of California Press
ISBN_10 : 9780520956797
Copyright Year : 2013-08-01
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The United States is among the most affluent nations in the world and has its largest economy; nevertheless, it has more poverty than most countries with similar standards of living. Growing income inequality and the Great Recession have made the problem worse. In this thoroughly revised edition of Poverty in America, Iceland takes a new look at this issue by examining why poverty remains pervasive, what it means to be poor in America today, which groups are most likely to be poor, the root causes of poverty, and the effects of policy on poverty. This new edition also includes completely updated data and extended discussions of poverty in the context of the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street movements as well as new chapters on the Great Recession and global poverty. In doing so this book provides the most recent information available on patterns and trends in poverty and engages in an open and accessible manner in current critical debates.

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📒 Rural Poverty In America by Cynthia M. Duncan

Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN_10 : 0865690146
Copyright Year : 1992
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This timely, needed volume focuses on the 9 million people in the U.S. living in poverty in rural settings. Rural poverty is not confined to one section of the country or to on ethnic group. It is a national problem, and the resolution of hidden America's persistent economic plight will depend on a better understanding of who is poor and why. This book's clear, authoritative chapters describe the declining opportunities available in rural areas--- including the social, educational, and political factors that so often pose barriers to economic advancement. economic plight will now depend on a better understanding of who is poor and why. This book's clear, authoritative chapters describe the declining opportunities available in rural areas--including the social, educational, and political factors that so often pose barriers to economic advancement.

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📒 Poverty In America by John Iceland

Genre : Business & Economics
Publisher : Univ of California Press
ISBN_10 : 9780520248410
Copyright Year : 2006-02-06
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Praise for the first edition: “Highly readable. Will very likely become a standard reference for students of poverty.”—William Julius Wilson, author of When Work Disappears “With succinct and engaging prose, Poverty in America covers the gamut —from theoretical issues to measurement to history to public policy—better than any other book out there right now.”—Dalton Conley, author of Honky

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Genre : Social Science
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
ISBN_10 : 9780313350238
Copyright Year : 2008-07-30
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How has the U.S. dealt, throughout its long history, with one of the worlds oldest problems? Although poverty has always been part of the human experience, societal reactions and responses to it have been as varied as the condition has been static. Poverty in America has its own turbulent history of causes, effects, and remedies, from debtor's prison to the War on Poverty, from Social Darwinism to food stamps. This in-depth encyclopedia covers the entire history of American poverty from every angle—historical, social, cultural, political, spiritual, and literary. How has poverty been defined in America? What has been done to prevent it? How have minority groups been affected? How has the church reacted? And what, if anything, can be done to eliminate it? Poverty in America covers these issues in vivid detail, from the colonial period to the Industrial Revolution to the global economy of the 21st century. Impactful primary document excerpts from key periods throughout American history are also included, providing firsthand accounts from all sides of the issue. A chronology of events and an extensive bibliography round out this fascinating work.

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📒 Poverty In America by Catherine Reef

Genre : African Americans
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
ISBN_10 : 9781438108117
Copyright Year : 2007-01-01
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Presents an overview of the history of poverty in America and includes excerpts from primary source documents, short biographies of influential people, and more.

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Genre : Child welfare
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN_10 : 0275989283
Copyright Year : 2007
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Since the numbers of poor children have risen following welfare reform, a changing economy, and a lengthy recession, the time is ripe for a collection on child poverty.

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📒 Poverty In America by Milton Meltzer

Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher : William Morrow
ISBN_10 : STANFORD:36105040577624
Copyright Year : 1986
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Examines the nature of poverty in America, its effects on children, women, the elderly, and racial minorities, and past and present efforts to fight it.

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Genre : Child welfare
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN_10 : 0275989291
Copyright Year : 2007
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Since the numbers of poor children have risen following welfare reform, a changing economy, and a lengthy recession, the time is ripe for a collection on child poverty.

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Genre : Child welfare
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN_10 : 0275989305
Copyright Year : 2007
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Since the numbers of poor children have risen following welfare reform, a changing economy, and a lengthy recession, the time is ripe for a collection on child poverty.

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