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Poverty and wealth in America.

by Harold L. Sheppard

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Published by Quadrangle Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited with an introd. by Harold L. Sheppard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.P6 S47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination279 p.
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4909946M
      LC Control Number76078325

      The State of Working America, an ongoing analysis published since by the Economic Policy Institute, includes a wide variety of data on family incomes, wages, jobs, unemployment, wealth, and poverty that allow for a clear, unbiased understanding of the economy’s effect on the living standards of working Americans.   1) Poverty & Wealth are Both Systemic: Be clear. Despite imagery depicting poverty as inherently negative and wealth as inherently positive, poor folk ain’t the only ones ‘sucking from the.

      Poverty In The U.S. By The Numbers. J • Poverty in America is on the rise. Here's a breakdown of the more than 46 million poor Americans still struggling despite the slow economic. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Framing Class: Media Representations of Wealth and Poverty in America. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | .

      Poverty Facts. Get the facts about Poverty USA! Did you know: In , million people lived in Poverty USA; % of all children ( million kids) lived in Poverty USA—that’s about 1 in every 6 children; million children experience homelessness in a year. Luckily, there are programs that help. In Wealth, Poverty, and Politics, Thomas Sowell, one of the foremost conservative public intellectuals in the country, argues that political and ideological struggles have led to dangerous confusion about income inequality in America. Pundits and politically motivated economists trumpet ambiguous statistics and sensational theories while.


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