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America's Poor and the Great Recession

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ISBN-10: 025300974X

ISBN-13: 9780253009746

Edition: 2013

Authors: Kristin S. Seefeldt, John D. Graham, Tavis Smiley

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Millions have entered poverty as a result of the Great Recession's terrible toll of long-term unemployment. Kristin Seefeldt and John D. Graham examine recent trends in poverty and assess the performance of America's "safety net" programs. They consider likely scenarios for future developments and conclude that the well- being of low-income Americans, particularly the working poor, the near poor, and the new poor, is at substantial risk despite economic recovery.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 1/29/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 178
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Doctor Codrons is ideally suited to authorship in the Advances in Industrial Control Series having both academic and industrial experience. He has worked for the large French electricity supply company �lectricité de France and then a four-and-a-half-year academic appointment at the Université Catholique de Louvain studying control-oriented system modelling techniques. He now works for the research arm of the Belgian national supplier as a project leader in process control.

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
The Great Recession: Definition, Duration, and Impact
The Impact of the Great Recession on Poverty in the U.S.
Philanthropy and America's Poor
America's Partial Safety Net
Risks to the Safety Net in the Aftermath of the Great Recession
Policy Options for Strengthening the Safety Net
Notes
Index