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📒Poverty In America ✍ John Iceland
📝Poverty in America Book Synopsis : 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.
📒Poverty In America ✍ Catherine Reef
📝Poverty in America Book Synopsis : Presents an overview of the history of poverty in America and includes excerpts from primary source documents, short biographies of influential people, and more.
📒A New Look At Poverty In America ✍ William P. O'Hare
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📒Poverty In America ✍ Joan Axelrod-Contrada
📝Poverty in America Book Synopsis : Huge issues confront America today: among them health care, poverty, and the place of religion in government. with the nation on the brink of changes, it's more important than ever before for students to understand what led to these problems and why people in power disagree about what caused them and, therefore, how to solve them. More important, the books in Controversy! give students a way to use critical thinking to create informed opinions on where they stand on these issues, and may help them become part of the solution.
📒Ending Poverty In America ✍ John Edwards
📝Ending Poverty in America Book Synopsis : Is poverty a fact of life? Can the wealthiest nation in the world do nothing to combat the steadily rising numbers of Americans living in poverty—or the 50 million Americans living in “near poverty”? Senator John Edwards and some of the country’s most prominent scholars, businesspeople, and community activists say otherwise. Published in conjunction with one of the country’s leading anti-poverty centers, Ending Poverty in America brings together some of America’s most respected social scientists, including William Julius Wilson, Katherine S. Newman, and Richard B. Freeman, alongside journalists, neighborhood organizers, and business leaders. The voices heard here are both liberal and conservative, and tackle hot-button issues such as job creation, schools, housing, and family-friendly social policy. The contributors explain why poverty is growing and outline concrete steps that can be taken now to start turning the tide. In a political landscape seemingly bereft of daring and forward-thinking ideas, this new book lays out a path toward eliminating poverty in America—a template for a renewed public debate for an issue of intense urgency.
📒Child Poverty In America Today Families And Children ✍ Barbara A. Arrighi
📝Child Poverty in America Today Families and children Book Synopsis : 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.
📒Rural Poverty In America ✍ Cynthia M. Duncan
📝Rural Poverty in America Book Synopsis : 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.
📒Child Poverty In America Today The Promise Of Education ✍ David J. Maume
📝Child Poverty in America Today The promise of education Book Synopsis : 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.
📒Poverty In America ✍ Lowell Eugene Gallaway
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📒Poverty In America ✍ Kathiann M. Kowalski
📝Poverty in America Book Synopsis : Tackles the topic of poverty by explaining the causes, problems, and solutions to this national crisis in a country that is overwhelmingly affluent.