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Changing Poverty, Changing Policies Maria Cancian and Sheldon Danziger, editors.

Publication:
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (x, 422 p. :) ill. ;
Manufacture:
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
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Subjects:
Public welfare -- United States -- History.
Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States -- History.
Poverty -- Government policy -- United States -- History.
Poverty -- United States -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Changing poverty and changing antipoverty policies / Maria Cancian and Sheldon Danziger
pt. 1. Economic changes, demographic changes, and trends in poverty. Poverty levels and trends in comparative perspective / Daniel R. Meyer and Geoffrey L. Wallace
Economic change and the structure of opportunity for less-skilled workers / Rebecca M. Blank
Family structure, childbearing, and parental employment : implications for the level and trend in poverty / Maria Cancian and Deborah Reed
Immigration and poverty in the United States / Steven Raphael and Eugene Smolensky
pt. 2. Mobility and its consequences. Enduring influences of childhood poverty / Katherine Magnuson and Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal
Mobility in the United States in comparative perspective / Markus Jantti
pt. 3. The evolution and scope of antipoverty policies. Trends in income support / John Karl Scholz, Robert Moffitt, and Benjamin Cowan
The role of family policies in antipoverty policy / Jane Waldfogel
Improving educational outcomes for poor children / Brian A. Jacob and Jens Ludwig
Workforce development as an antipoverty strategy : what do we know? what should we do? / Harry J. Holzer
Health care for the poor : for whom, what care, and whose responsibility? / Katherine Swartz
pt. 4. The politics of poverty and its meaning in a rich country. Poverty politics and policy / Mary Jo Bane
What does it mean to be poor in a rich society? / Robert Haveman.
Notes:
"This volume examines changing poverty and changing antipoverty policies in the United States since the early 1970s"--P. 1.
Revised versions of papers originally presented at a conference held in May 2008 in Madison, Wisconsin.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Danziger, Sheldon.
Cancian, Maria.
ISBN:
1-61044-598-8
OCLC:
794701226