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Poverty : public crisis or private struggle?

Author: Joan Axelrod-Contrada; Erin L McCoy
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square, 2019.
Series: Today's debates
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book looks at the challenges surrounding poverty in America today, and explores the legal, political, social, and economic solutions, including food stamps, Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, that have been proposed to remedy the problem.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Axelrod-Contrada, Joan.
Poverty.
New York : Cavendish Square, 2019
(DLC) 2018019948
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Axelrod-Contrada; Erin L McCoy
ISBN: 9781502643537 1502643537
OCLC Number: 1033551070
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction --
A brief history of poverty in America --
How does poverty happen? --
Families in poverty --
The suburban poor --
The urban poor --
The rural poor --
Homelessness and the work force --
In search of solutions.
Series Title: Today's debates
Responsibility: Joan Axelrod-Contrada and Erin L. McCoy.

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This book looks at the challenges surrounding poverty in America today, and explores the legal, political, social, and economic solutions, including food stamps, Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, that have been proposed to remedy the problem.

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