By Amy Glasmeier
Persistant poverty has lengthy been certainly one of America's so much urgent and intractable difficulties. based on a few estimates, via 2003, nearly twenty-five percentage of the America's nations had per-capita earning lower than one part the nationwide ordinary, 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 at the back of the nationwide fiscal general. Readers should be in a position to use this Atlas to see how significant occasions and developments have impacted the scope and volume of yankee poverty long ago half-century:economic globalization, the increase of the sunbelt, decline of the welfare country, and the civil rights circulation. additionally comprises 195 color maps.
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