By Amy Glasmeier
Persistant poverty has lengthy been one in every of America's so much urgent and intractable difficulties. in response to a few estimates, by means of 2003, virtually twenty-five percentage of the America's nations had per-capita earning lower than one part the nationwide common, excessive unemployment, low labour strength participation premiums, and a excessive dependency on govt move payments - all measures of monetary misery. An Atlas of Poverty in America indicates how and the place America's neighborhood improvement styles became extra asymmetric, and graphically illustrates the expanding variety of groups falling in the back of the nationwide financial ordinary. Readers might be capable of use this Atlas to see how significant occasions and tendencies have impacted the scope and quantity of yank poverty long ago half-century:economic globalization, the increase of the sunbelt, decline of the welfare nation, and the civil rights flow. additionally contains 195 color maps.
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An Atlas of Poverty in America: One Nation, Pulling Apart 1960–2003 by Amy Glasmeier