Poverty in America

Written By Catherine Reef
Poverty in America
  • Publsiher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 2007
  • ISBN : 1438108117
  • Pages : 386 pages
  • Rating : 1/5 from 1 reviews
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Poverty in America

Poverty in America
  • Author : Catherine Reef
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01
  • Total pages : 386
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : Presents an overview of the history of poverty in America and includes excerpts from primary source documents, short biographies of influential people, and more....

Poverty in America

Poverty in America
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Total pages : 74
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Poverty in America

Poverty in America
  • Author : John Iceland
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2003-10
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : "This volume is an excellent overview of the dimensions and sources of American poverty. John Iceland combines statistical data, theoretical arguments, and historical information in a book that is highly readable and will very likely become a standard reference for students of poverty."—William Julius Wilson, author of When Work ...

A People s History of Poverty in America

A People s History of Poverty in America
  • Author : Stephen Pimpare
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release Date : 2011-06-07
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : In this compulsively readable social history, political scientist Stephen Pimpare vividly describes poverty from the perspective of poor and welfare-reliant Americans from the big city to the rural countryside. He focuses on how the poor have created community, secured shelter, and found food and illuminates their battles for dignity and ...

Poverty in America An Encyclopedia

Poverty in America  An Encyclopedia
  • Author : Russell M. Lawson,Benjamin A. Lawson
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2008-07-30
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : 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 ...

New Faces of American Poverty The

New Faces of American Poverty  The
  • Author : Timothy J. Essenburg
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2014-01-15
  • Total pages : 935
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : A timely examination of the effects of the Great Recession on Americans and the resulting federal reforms to healthcare, employment, and housing policies as a means to alleviate poverty....

Rural Poverty in America

Rural Poverty in America
  • Author : Cynthia M. Duncan
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : 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 ...

Reducing Poverty in America

Reducing Poverty in America
  • Author : Michael R. Darby
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : This challenging volume reflects the breadth of the debate over the existence of poverty in the United States and what can be done to eradicate it. With contributions from 21 distinguished social scientists and policy analysts, the book represents the diversity of ideas on how to effectively reduce the social ills ...

Poverty in America

Poverty in America
  • Author : Steven Pressman
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 299
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : Sizable paragraphs describe books and articles written over the past century in a wide range of disciplines that deal with the measurement, causes, and consequences of poverty in the US. The chapters slice different ways, some considering history and welfare measures, others examining specific groups, such as children, minorities, and ...

Poverty in America

Poverty in America
  • Author : Daniel T. Lichter,Martha L. Crowley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 36
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Understanding the Nature of Poverty in Urban America

Understanding the Nature of Poverty in Urban America
  • Author : James Jennings
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 209
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : A guide to the key issues and writings on urban poverty in contemporary America....

Poverty and the Government in America

Poverty and the Government in America
  • Author : Jyotsna Sreenivasan
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 682
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : "Poverty and the Government in America: A Historical Encyclopedia" looks at one of the most important and controversial issues in U.S. history. Debated vigorously every election year, poverty is a topic that no politician at any level of government can escape. Ranging from colonial times to the New Deal, ...

Wealth and Poverty in America

Wealth and Poverty in America
  • Author : Dalton Conley
  • Publisher : Blackwell Publishing
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 301
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : "Wealth and Poverty in America" is an accessible collection of over 20 important essays on the complex relationship between the rich and poor in the United States. It first presents classic and contemporary selections that form theories of where wealth comes from and why wealth tends to concentrate in the hands ...

Race Poverty and American Cities

Race  Poverty  and American Cities
  • Author : John Charles Boger,Judith Welch Wegner
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 602
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : Precise connections between race, poverty, and the condition of America's cities are drawn in this collection of seventeen essays. Policymakers and scholars from a variety of disciplines analyze the plight of the urban poor since the riots of the 1960s an...

American Poverty in a New Era of Reform

American Poverty in a New Era of Reform
  • Author : Harrell R. Rodgers
  • Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 1438108117
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Summary : This edition provides a comprehensive examination of the extent, causes, effects, and costs of American poverty nearly ten years after the passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) in 1996....