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It takes a nation : a new agenda for fighting poverty

Author: Rebecca M Blank
Publisher: New York : Russell Sage Foundation ; Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1998.
Series: Princeton paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this impeccably researched book, Rebecca Blank demonstrates that government aid has been far more effective in reducing poverty than most people think. It Takes a Nation argues that federal, state, and local assistance should go hand in hand with private efforts at community development and personal empowerment and change."--BOOK JACKET.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca M Blank
ISBN: 0691026750 9780691026756 0691004013 9780691004013
OCLC Number: 40790054
Notes: "Fifth printing, and first paperback printing, with corrections and a new preface, 1998"--Title page verso.
Awards: Runner-up for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 1998
Description: xxiii, 340 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: List of FiguresList of TablesPreface and AcknowledgmentsList of AbbreviationsIntroduction3Ch. 1The Changing Face of Poverty13Ch. 2A Changing Economy52Ch. 3Changing Policy: America's Efforts to Provide a Social Safety Net83Ch. 4What Do Antipoverty Programs Do?133Ch. 5Who Should Help the Poor?191Ch. 6The Movement toward Targeted Programs220Ch. 7Where Should We Go from Here?252Ch. 8Conclusions290Notes295References311Index329
Series Title: Princeton paperbacks.
Responsibility: Rebecca M. Blank.

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