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|ISBN:||0737716983 9780737716986 0737716975 9780737716979|
|Description:||222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Hunger is a serious problem for America's poor / Food First --
Hunger is not a serious problem for America's poor / Robert Rector --
The uninsured poor suffer ill health / Dennis P. Andrulis --
Lack of health insurance does not cause ill health among poor people / Tom Miller --
Homelessness is a serious problem for poor people / America --
Homelessness is not a serious problem for poor people / Leo K. O'Drudy III --
Illegitimacy is a primary cause of poverty / Isabel V. Sawhill --
Unmarried mothers are unfairly blamed for poverty / Susan Douglas and Meredith Michaels --
Substance abuse causes poverty / Robert Kaestner --
The link between substance abuse and poverty has been exaggerated / Joint Center for Poverty Research --
A lack of individual responsibility causes poverty / Joel Schwartz --
A lack of opportunities causes poverty / Ellen Mutari --
Housing discrimination causes poverty / Gregory D. Squires --
Housing discrimination has been exaggerated / John Hood --
Government programs help the poor / Wendell Primus and Kathryn Porter --
Government programs have not helped the poor / J.D. Tuccille --
Increasing the minimum wage can help the working poor / Holly Sklar --
Increasing the minimum wage is counterproductive / Thomas Sowell --
Welfare reform is effective / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services --
Welfare reform harms the poor / Debra Watson --
Promoting marriage will help end poverty / Wade F. Horn --
Promoting marriage will not help end poverty / Jeanne Winner --
Global poverty causes terrorism / Strobe Talbott --
Global poverty does not cause terrorism / Jane R. Eisner --
Globalization is helping to reduce world poverty / Ian Vásquez --
Globalization is making world poverty worse / Antonia Jubasz --High population growth is exacerbating world poverty / Population Reports --
The world can sustain its growing population / Nicholas Eberstadt --
Genetically modified crops are helping to reduce world hunger / Willy De Greef --
Genetically modified crops are not reducing world hunger / John Robbins.
|Series Title:||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Karen Balkin, book editor.|
- Poverty -- United States.
- Poor -- United States.
- Hunger -- United States.
- Medically uninsured persons -- United States.
- Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States.
- Public welfare -- United States.
- Medically uninsured persons.
- Economic assistance, Domestic.
- Public welfare.
- United States.
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