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Understanding poverty

Author: Sheldon Danziger; Robert H Haveman
Publisher: New York : Russell Sage Foundation ; Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In spite of a period of growth and prosperity, the poverty rate in the US remains high relative to the levels of the 1970s and to those in many industrialized countries. This text brings the problem  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheldon Danziger; Robert H Haveman
ISBN: 0674007670 9780674007673 0674008766 9780674008762
OCLC Number: 47764305
Description: ix, 566 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: The evolution of poverty and antipoverty policy / Sheldon H. Danziger, Robert H. Haveman --
The level, trend, and composition of poverty / Gary Burtless, Timothy M. Smeeding --
Changes in family structure: implications for poverty and related policy / Maria Cancian, Deborah Reed --
The rising tide lifts ...? / Richard B. Freeman --
Mobility, persistence, and the consequences of poverty for children: child and adult outcomes / Mary Corcoran --
U.S. poverty in a cross-national context / Timothy M. Smeeding, Lee Rainwater, Gary Burtless --
The evolution of income support policy in recent decades / John Karl Scholz, Kara Levine --
Welfare policy in transition: redefining the social contract for poor citizen families with children and for immigrants / Ladonna A. Pavetti --
Health policies for the non-elderly poor / John Mullahy, Barbara L. Wolfe --
Investing in the future: reducing poverty through human capital investments / Lynn A. Karoly --
Housing discrimination and residential segregation as causes of poverty / John Yinger --
The memberships theory of poverty: the role of group affiliations in determining socioeconomic outcomes / Steven N. Durlauf --
Community revitalization, jobs and the well-being of the inner-city poor / Ronald F. Ferguson --
Politics, race, and poverty research / Glenn C. Loury --
Poverty research and antipoverty policy after the technological revolution / David R. Harris --
Research on poverty and antipoverty policies / Jane Waldfogel.
Responsibility: Sheldon H. Danziger, Robert H. Haveman, editors.

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Authored by a virtual who's who of leaders in the field, papers in this collection summarize the state of learning in a wide variety of areas of poverty research...[T]he volume...could bring anyone Read more...

 
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