Poverty in America

Poverty in America

A Handbook

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The United States is among the most affluent nations in the world and has its largest economy; nevertheless, it has more poverty than most countries with similar standards of living. Growing income inequality and the Great Recession have made the problem worse. In this thoroughly revised edition of Poverty in America, Iceland takes a new look at this issue by examining why poverty remains pervasive, what it means to be poor in America today, which groups are most likely to be poor, the root causes of poverty, and the effects of policy on poverty. This new edition also includes completely updat.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013]
Edition: Third edition.
Copyright Date: ©2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 214 pages) : illustrations

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