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Ending poverty as we know it : guaranteeing a right to a job at a living wage

Author: William P Quigley
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Temple Univ. Press, 2003.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William P Quigley
ISBN: 1592130321 9781592130320 159213033X 9781592130337
OCLC Number: 231975605
Description: VII, 245 Seiten
Contents: AcknowledgmentsPart I: Introduction1. Why a Right to a Job at a Living Wage?Part II: Reeducating Ourselves about What It Means to Be Poor2. Myths and Facts about Poverty and Work3. Our History Shapes Our Thinking4. Current Official Definition of Poverty5. A New Definition of PovertyPart III: Poverty and Lack of Work6. The Extent of Unemployment and Underemployment7. The Cost of Unemployment and UnderemploymentPart IV: Work and Poverty8. The Working Poor9. Low-Wage WorkPart V: A Constitutional Right to a Job at a Living Wage10. A Constitutional Amendment11. Support for a Right to a Job12. Support for a Right to Living Wages13. How Might a Constitutional Amendment Work?14. The Way to End Poverty as We Know ItNotesSuggested Web Resources for Further ReadingSelected BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: William P. Quigley.


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"You should check it out, even if you're too busy trying to make ends meet. The book is full of facts kept safely away from the consciousness of the voting public."-Sean Gonsalves, Cape Cod Times Read more...

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