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Confronting Poverty: Prescriptions for Change

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Publisher Comments:

'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)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [479]-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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674160828
Editor:
Danziger, Sheldon H.
Editor:
Weinberg, Daniel H.
Editor:
Danziger, Sheldon H.
Editor:
Weinberg, Daniel H.
Editor:
Sandefur, Gary D.
Edited:
Danziger, Sheldon H.
Edited:
Sandefur, Danziger, Sheldon H., Gary
Edited:
Weinberg, Sandefur, Danziger, Sheldon H., Gary, Daniel
Author:
Sandefur, Gary
Author:
Weinberg, Daniel
Author:
Danziger, Sheldon H.
Editor:
Sandefur, Gary D.
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
History, theory and practice
Subject:
Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Public welfare
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Poverty
Subject:
Social service and welfare
Subject:
United States Social policy Congresses.
Subject:
Poverty -- United States -- Congresses.
Subject:
Sociology-Poverty
Copyright:
Series:
Russell Sage Foundation Books at Harvard University Press
Series Volume:
1101
Publication Date:
November 1994
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
39 line illustrations, 39 tables
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 29 oz

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