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One nation, underprivileged : why American poverty affects us all

Author: Mark R Rank
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mark Robert Rank shows that the fundamental causes of poverty are to be found in our economic structure and political policy failures, rather than individual shortcomings or attitudes. He establishes for the first time that a significant percentage of Americans will experience poverty during their adult lifetimes and ... demonstrates that poverty is an issue of vital national concern"--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark R Rank
ISBN: 0195101685 9780195101683
OCLC Number: 52334871
Description: ix, 356 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Disturbing contrasts --
Below the line --
Poverty as a structural failing --
In our self-interest --
True to values --
Essence of citizenship --
A new paradigm --
Future directions --
From the ground up.
Responsibility: Mark Robert Rank.
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Despite its enormous wealth, the United States leads the industrialized world in poverty. This book unravels this disturbing paradox by offering a radically different understanding of American  Read more...

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...the book is highly engaging and thought-provoking. * International Journal of Social Welfare * Rank stands out amid the rising chorus of authors

 
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