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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Kristin S Seefeldt; John D Graham; Gordon Abner; Tavis Smiley
|ISBN:||9780253009678 0253009677 9780253009746 025300974X|
|Description:||158 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||The great recession : definition, duration, and impact --
The impact of the great recession on poverty in the U.S. --
Philanthropy and America's poor --
America's partial safety net --
Risks to the safety net in the aftermath of the great recession --
Policy options for strengthening the safety net.
|Responsibility:||Kristin S. Seefeldt and John D. Graham, with the assistance of Gordon Abner, Joe A. Bolinger, Lanlan Xu ; foreword by Tavis Smiley.|
The Great Recession was long and deep and the recovery has been very slow for the unemployed and the poor. Instead of focusing on policies for promoting opportunity and reducing poverty, politicians