Changing Poverty, Changing Policies

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  • Copyright: 2009-09-30
  • Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation

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Table of Contents

Contributorsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Changing Poverty And Changing Antipoverty Policiesp. 1
Economic Changes, Demographic Changes, And Trends In Povertyp. 33
Poverty Levels And Trends In Comparative Perspectivep. 35
Economic Change And The Structure of Opportunity For Less-Skilled Workersp. 63
Family Structure, Childbearing, And Parental Employment: Implications For The Level And Trend In Povertyp. 92
Immigration And Poverty In The United Statesp. 122
Mobility And Its Consequencesp. 151
Enduring Influences of Childhood Povertyp. 153
Mobolity In The United States In Comparative Perspectivep. 180
The Evolution And Scope of Antipoverty Policiesp. 201
Trends In Income Supportp. 203
The Role of Family Policies In Antipoverty Policyp. 242
Improving Educational Outcomes For Poor Childrenp. 266
WorkForce Development As An Antipoverty Strategy: What Do We Know? What Should We Do?p. 301
Health Care For The Poor: For Whom, What Care, And Whose Responsibility?p. 330
The Politics of Poverty And Its Meaning In a Rich Countryp. 365
Poverty Politics And Policyp. 367
What Does It Mean To Be Poor In a Rich Society?p. 387
Indexp. 409
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