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Poor kids in a rich country [electronic resource] : America's children in comparative perspective / Lee Rainwater and Timothy M. Smeeding.

Author/Creator:
Rainwater, Lee.
Publication:
New York : Russell Sage, ©2003.
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Book
1 online resource (x, 263 pages) : illustrations.
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Subjects:
Poor children -- United States.
Aid to families with dependent children programs -- United States.
Income maintenance programs -- United States.
Poverty -- United States.
Child welfare -- United States.
Poor children -- Europe.
Aid to families with dependent children programs -- Europe.
Income maintenance programs -- Europe.
Poverty -- Europe.
Child welfare -- Europe.
Contents:
Taking the definition of poverty seriously
I: Child poverty and inequity at the end of the twentieth century
1. Child poverty in rich countries in the 1990s: an overview
2. Patterns of child economic well-being
3. Child poverty and population: is demography destiny?
4. Periods of poverty: how long are children poor?
5. Income packaging: market income and the state
6. Child poverty and income packaging in two-parent families
7. Child poverty and income packaging in single-mother families
8. Is there hope for America's low-income children?
II: Choice and method in research on poverty
9. Establishing a poverty line
10. Establishing equivalent family income
11. Whence the poverty standard
nations or communities?
The Luxembourg income study project
The U.S. state database and regional combinations in other countries in the Luxembourg income study
From relative income to real income
Reweighting to assess the impact of demography versus income packaging.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-251) and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Smeeding, Timothy M.
JSTOR (Online Service)
ISBN:
9781610444620 (electronic bk.)
1610444620 (electronic bk.)
0871547023
9780871547026
0871547058
9780871547057
Publisher Number:
99976954635
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.