Understanding poverty / Sheldon H. Danziger, Robert H. Haveman, editors
- Introduction: The evolution of poverty and antipoverty policy / Sheldon H. Danziger and Robert H. Haveman -- The level, trend, and composition of poverty / Gary Burtless and Timothy M. Smeeding -- Changes in family structure: implications for poverty and related policy / Maria Cancian and Deborah Reed -- The rising tide lifts...? / Richard B. Freeman -- Mobility, persistence, and the consequences of poverty for children: child and adult outcomes / Mary Corcoran -- U.S. poverty in a cross-national context / Timothy M. Smeeding, Lee Rainwater, and Gary Burtless -- The evolution of income support policy in recent decades / John Karl Scholz and Kara Levine -- Welfare policy in transition: redefining the social contract for poor citizen families with children and for immigrants / Ladonna A. Pavetti -- Health policies for the non-elderly poor / John Mullahy and Barbara L. Wolfe -- Investing in the future: reducing poverty through human capital investments / Lynn A. Karoly -- Housing discrimination and residential segregation as causes of poverty / John Yinger -- The memberships theory of poverty: the role of group affiliations in determining socioeconomic outcomes / Steven N. Durlauf -- Community revitalization, jobs and the well-being of the inner-city poor / Ronald F. Ferguson -- Politics, race, and poverty research / Glenn C. Loury -- Poverty research and antipoverty policy after the technological revolution / David R. Harris -- Research on poverty and antipoverty policies / Jane Waldfogel.
- 0674007670 (cloth : alk. paper) and 0674008766 (paper : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-552) and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- York copy: Purchased with funds from the Paterno Libraries Endowment Fund; 20020725.
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