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The Resource Poverty in America, Tamara Thompson, book editor

Poverty in America, Tamara Thompson, book editor

Label
Poverty in America
Title
Poverty in America
Statement of responsibility
Tamara Thompson, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The authors in At Issue: Poverty In America present a wide range of viewpoints about the causes and effects of poverty, whether and under what circumstances the government should provide assistance to the poor, and whether being 'poor' by American standards of living qualifies as poverty at all. -- From the introduction, page 10
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.50973
Index
index present
LC call number
HC110.P6
LC item number
P5966 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Thompson, Tamara
Series statement
At issue. Social issues
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poverty
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Poverty in America, Tamara Thompson, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-136) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Poverty impacts rural communities
  • US Department of Agriculture
  • A first-hand account of living in poverty
  • Jenn
  • Poverty in America is greatly exaggerated
  • Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield
  • US poverty rate reduced thanks to safety-net programs
  • Zachary A. Goldfarb
  • The United States lags on poverty compared to other nations
  • Elise Gould and Hilary Wething
  • Overview: America's war on poverty
  • The government should do more to reduce poverty
  • John Yarmuth
  • Government programs are not the solution to poverty
  • Max Eternity
  • Economic inequality promotes poverty
  • Lawrence Davidson
  • Increasing the minimum wage would help reduce poverty
  • Elise Gould
  • How minimum wage laws increase poverty
  • George Reisman
  • John Halpin and Karl Agne
  • Poverty negatively affects mental functioning
  • Evan Nesterak
  • Poverty industry drives Memphis economy
  • Ted Evanoff
  • A variety of factors contribute to poverty
  • Ron Haskins
  • Many who experience poverty are the "working poor"
  • Hope Yen
  • Child poverty is a critical problem
  • Marian Wright Edelman
Control code
ocn885224694
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
142 pages
Isbn
9780737771848
Lccn
2014044391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Poverty in America, Tamara Thompson, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-136) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Poverty impacts rural communities
  • US Department of Agriculture
  • A first-hand account of living in poverty
  • Jenn
  • Poverty in America is greatly exaggerated
  • Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield
  • US poverty rate reduced thanks to safety-net programs
  • Zachary A. Goldfarb
  • The United States lags on poverty compared to other nations
  • Elise Gould and Hilary Wething
  • Overview: America's war on poverty
  • The government should do more to reduce poverty
  • John Yarmuth
  • Government programs are not the solution to poverty
  • Max Eternity
  • Economic inequality promotes poverty
  • Lawrence Davidson
  • Increasing the minimum wage would help reduce poverty
  • Elise Gould
  • How minimum wage laws increase poverty
  • George Reisman
  • John Halpin and Karl Agne
  • Poverty negatively affects mental functioning
  • Evan Nesterak
  • Poverty industry drives Memphis economy
  • Ted Evanoff
  • A variety of factors contribute to poverty
  • Ron Haskins
  • Many who experience poverty are the "working poor"
  • Hope Yen
  • Child poverty is a critical problem
  • Marian Wright Edelman
Control code
ocn885224694
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
142 pages
Isbn
9780737771848
Lccn
2014044391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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