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Published by New Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Poverty,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Political Science / Economic Conditions,
  • Essays,
  • Political Ideologies - General,
  • 2001-,
  • Economic policy,
  • United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn Edwards (Editor), Marion Crain (Editor), Arne L. Kalleberg (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8882665M
ISBN 101595581766
ISBN 109781595581761

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The contributors explain why poverty is growing and outline concrete steps that can be taken now to start turning the tide. In a political landscape seemingly bereft of daring and forward-thinking ideas, this new book lays out a path toward eliminating poverty in America—a template for a renewed public debate for an issue of intense urgency.   Published in conjunction with one of the country’s leading anti-poverty centers, Ending Poverty in America brings together respected social scientists, journalists, neighborhood organizers, and business leaders—both liberal and conservative—to tackle hot-button issues such as job creation, schools, housing, and family-friendly social Brand: New Press, The. poverty in America in the next thirty years. Thought-provoking, insightful, and full of forward-thinking ideas, this book lays out a much-needed path toward ending poverty—a template for a renewed public debate around one of the great moral issues of our time.   A review of The End of Poverty by Jeffrey Sachs This should have been one of the greatest books ever written. It should have been the rallying cry for a radical new approach to global development, a seminal advance in what it means to do economicsit should have been quite literally a book to save a billion lives/5.

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  Ending poverty in America: how to restore the American dream by Edwards, John, June ; Crain, Marion G; Kalleberg, Arne L; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Center on Poverty, Work, and OpportunityPages:   Ending Poverty in America How to Restore the American Dream (Book): A collection of original essays designed to put the issue of poverty back on the political map in the US, offering a plan to eliminate poverty in 30 years. With contributions on job creation, schools, housing, rural and family life, this forward-thinking selection brings together liberals and . Ending Poverty in America How to Restore the American Dream (Book): A collection of original essays designed to put the issue of poverty back on the political map in the US, offering a plan to eliminate poverty in 30 years. With contributions on job creation, schools, housing, rural and family life, this forward-thinking selection brings together liberals and conservatives to address . A never-ending war Poverty in America. The Census Bureau’s poverty line is set as a fixed level of pre-tax cash income adjusted by family size and composition and, over time, for urban.