skip to content
Ending poverty in America : how to restore the American dream Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ending poverty in America : how to restore the American dream

Author: John Edwards; Marion G Crain; Arne L Kalleberg; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity.
Publisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by Norton, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ending poverty in America.
New York : New Press : Distributed by Norton, 2007
(OCoLC)648475762
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Edwards; Marion G Crain; Arne L Kalleberg; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity.
ISBN: 9781595581761 1595581766
OCLC Number: 79256821
Notes: "Published in conjunction with the Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill."
Description: x, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / by Marion Crain and Arne L. Kalleberg --
Confronting poverty and declining opportunity --
Connecting the dots / by David K. Shipler --
Economic mobility in the United States: how much is there and why does it matter? / by Jared Bernstein --
The vanishing middle class / by Elizabeth Warren --
The forces undermining the American dream --
The great doubling: the challenge of the new global labor market / by Richard B. Freeman --
The risky outlook for middle-class America / by Jacob S. Hacker --
Single mothers, fragile families / by Sara McLanahan --
A new agenda for America's ghetto poor / by William Julius Wilson --
Spurring better jobs and creating higher incomes --
Up and out: when the working poor are poor no more / by Katherine S. Newman --
The earned income tax credit / by John Karl Scholz --
Making work pay / by Beth Shulman --
Education and training for less affluent Americans in the new economy / by Harry J. Holzer --
Jobs for life / by David Spickard --
Sharing the prosperity: asset building --
Reducing wealth disparities through asset ownership / by Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro --
Banking the poor: overcoming the financial services mismatch / by Michael S. Barr --
Assets for all: toward universal, progressive, lifelong accounts / by Michael Sherraden --
Making saving easier: the automatic 401(k) and automatic individual retirement account (IRA) / by Peter Orszag --
An affordable homeownership strategy that promotes savings rather than risk / by Michael A. Stegman --
Making homeownership a reality by believing in working-class families / by Martin Eakes --
The role of the entrepreneur in combating poverty / by Secretary Jack F. Kemp --
Strengthening family and community --
Why we should be concerned about young, less educated, black men / by Ronald B. Mincy and Hillard Pouncy --
A hopeful future: the pathway to helping teens avoid pregnancy and too-soon parenthood / by Carol Mendez Cassell --
Public schools: building capacity for hope and opportunity / by Dennis K. Orthner --
Getting parents and community into the school reform act / by Hugh B. Price --
Top down meets bottom up: local job creation in rural America / by Anita Brown-Graham --
Strengthening the rural community / by Ruston Seaman and Michael Ferber --
Fighting poverty with equitable development / by Angela Glover Blackwell --
Ending poverty in America / by Senator John Edwards --
About the editors --
About the contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by John Edwards, Marion Crain, and Arne L. Kalleberg.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/79256821>
library:oclcnum"79256821"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/79256821>
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdfs:seeAlso
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
<http://viaf.org/viaf/124555393>
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity."
schema:sameAs<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2007004062>
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:datePublished"2007"
schema:description"Introduction / by Marion Crain and Arne L. Kalleberg -- Confronting poverty and declining opportunity -- Connecting the dots / by David K. Shipler -- Economic mobility in the United States: how much is there and why does it matter? / by Jared Bernstein -- The vanishing middle class / by Elizabeth Warren -- The forces undermining the American dream -- The great doubling: the challenge of the new global labor market / by Richard B. Freeman -- The risky outlook for middle-class America / by Jacob S. Hacker -- Single mothers, fragile families / by Sara McLanahan -- A new agenda for America's ghetto poor / by William Julius Wilson -- Spurring better jobs and creating higher incomes -- Up and out: when the working poor are poor no more / by Katherine S. Newman -- The earned income tax credit / by John Karl Scholz -- Making work pay / by Beth Shulman -- Education and training for less affluent Americans in the new economy / by Harry J. Holzer -- Jobs for life / by David Spickard -- Sharing the prosperity: asset building -- Reducing wealth disparities through asset ownership / by Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro -- Banking the poor: overcoming the financial services mismatch / by Michael S. Barr -- Assets for all: toward universal, progressive, lifelong accounts / by Michael Sherraden -- Making saving easier: the automatic 401(k) and automatic individual retirement account (IRA) / by Peter Orszag -- An affordable homeownership strategy that promotes savings rather than risk / by Michael A. Stegman -- Making homeownership a reality by believing in working-class families / by Martin Eakes -- The role of the entrepreneur in combating poverty / by Secretary Jack F. Kemp -- Strengthening family and community -- Why we should be concerned about young, less educated, black men / by Ronald B. Mincy and Hillard Pouncy -- A hopeful future: the pathway to helping teens avoid pregnancy and too-soon parenthood / by Carol Mendez Cassell -- Public schools: building capacity for hope and opportunity / by Dennis K. Orthner -- Getting parents and community into the school reform act / by Hugh B. Price -- Top down meets bottom up: local job creation in rural America / by Anita Brown-Graham -- Strengthening the rural community / by Ruston Seaman and Michael Ferber -- Fighting poverty with equitable development / by Angela Glover Blackwell -- Ending poverty in America / by Senator John Edwards -- About the editors -- About the contributors -- Index."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/763767771>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Ending poverty in America : how to restore the American dream"
schema:numberOfPages"288"
schema:publisher
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA719092>

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.