By Amy Glasmeier
Persistant poverty has lengthy been one in all America's so much urgent and intractable difficulties. based on a few estimates, by means of 2003, nearly twenty-five percentage of the America's international locations 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 financial misery. An Atlas of Poverty in America exhibits how and the place America's neighborhood improvement styles became extra asymmetric, and graphically illustrates the expanding variety of groups falling at the back of the nationwide fiscal ordinary. Readers should be capable of use this Atlas to see how significant occasions and developments have impacted the scope and quantity of yank poverty some time past 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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An Atlas of Poverty in America: One Nation, Pulling Apart 1960–2003 by Amy Glasmeier