By Amy Glasmeier
Persistant poverty has lengthy been one in every of America's so much urgent and intractable difficulties. based on a few estimates, via 2003, virtually twenty-five percentage of the America's nations had per-capita earning less than one part the nationwide usual, 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 nearby improvement styles became extra asymmetric, and graphically illustrates the expanding variety of groups falling at the back of the nationwide fiscal typical. Readers should be capable of use this Atlas to see how significant occasions and traits have impacted the scope and volume of yank poverty long ago half-century:economic globalization, the increase of the sunbelt, decline of the welfare country, and the civil rights move. additionally contains 195 color maps.
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