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Confronting Poverty: Prescriptions for Changeby Sheldon H Danziger
Synopses & Reviews
'Confronting Poverty' proposes thoughtful reforms in employment and training, child support, health care, education, welfare, immigration, and urban policies, all crafted from the successes, as well as the failures, of policies over the past three decades.
Book News Annotation:
Presents revised papers on the nature, causes, and consequences of poverty in the US, from a May 1992 conference jointly sponsored by the Institute for Research on Poverty and the US Department of Health and Human Services. Contributors document trends over the past 30 years in poverty and income inequality, review government programs and policies, and discuss welfare dependence and the urban underclass.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. -517) and index.
About the Author
Sheldon Danzigeris Professor of Social Work and Public Policy, <>University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.Gary Sandefuris Professor of Sociology at the <>University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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