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Poverty in America : a handbook

Author: John Iceland
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2012 edView all editions and formats
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Combines statistical information, historical data, and social scientific theory to provide a comprehensive picture of poverty in America - a picture that shows how poverty is measured and understood  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Iceland
ISBN: 9780520273009 0520273001
OCLC Number: 768071760
Notes: "With a 2012 preface."
Description: xv, 208 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Early views of poverty in America --
Methods of measuring poverty --
Characteristics of the poverty population --
Causes of poverty --
Why poverty remains high, revisited --
Poverty and policy.
Responsibility: John Iceland.

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