The Resource Poverty, Viqi Wagner, book editor

Poverty, Viqi Wagner, book editor

Label
Poverty
Title
Poverty
Statement of responsibility
Viqi Wagner, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
339.4/60973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC110.P6
LC item number
P588 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wagner, Viqi
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poverty
  • Poverty
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Poverty, Viqi Wagner, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-267) and index
Contents
Is poverty a serious problem in America? Census bureau measures show the U.S. poverty rate has decreased / U.S. Census Bureau ; Census bureau methods of measuring poverty are unreliable / John Cassidy ; Most "poor" Americans enjoy a comfortable standard of living / Robert Rector ; The working poor are not getting by in America / Michelle Conlin and Aaron Bernstein ; Record numbers of Americans are abjectly poor / Tony Pugh ; The gap between rich and poor is widening / Arloc Sherman and Aviva Aron-Dine ; The gap between rich and poor is not widening / Alan Reynolds -- What causes poverty in America? Immigration is increasing poverty in the United States / Robert Rector ; Immigration is not increasing poverty in the United States / Jeff Chapman and Jared Bernstein ; Racism causes poverty / Alan Jenkins ; People are poor through their own behavior and bad choices / Blake Bailey ; Massive job loss is increasing poverty in America / John Peterson -- How can poverty be reduced in the United States? Raising the minimum wage will reduce poverty / Jason Furman and Sharon Parrot ; Raising the minimum wage will not reduce poverty / David R. Henderson ; Expanding government programs can reduce poverty / John Podesta ; Poverty has been reduced by restricting government programs / Ron Haskins and Isabel Sawhill ; Tax cuts reduce poverty / Matthew Ladner ; Tax cuts hurt the poor / National Organization for Women ; Replace antipoverty programs with annual cash grants for every adult American / Charles A. Murray ; Replacing antipoverty programs with cash grants is unworkable / Clive Crook -- How should global poverty be addressed? The UN Millennium Project can halve global poverty by 2015 / The World Bank ; The UN Millennium Project is failing to reduce global poverty / Conn Hallinan ; Multinational corporations can reduce global poverty / George C. Lodge and Craig Wilson ; Multinational corporations cause global poverty / Michael Parenti ; Immigrant remittances reduce poverty in poor home countries / Manuel Orozco et al. ; Immigrant workers' remittances cannot solve global poverty
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
279 p.
Isbn
9780737737479
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008014664
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1137396
  • (OCoLC)220100061
  • (DLC) 2008014664
  • (OCoLC)ocn220100061
  • 1167359
  • 1079881
  • 1167359
Label
Poverty, Viqi Wagner, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-267) and index
Contents
Is poverty a serious problem in America? Census bureau measures show the U.S. poverty rate has decreased / U.S. Census Bureau ; Census bureau methods of measuring poverty are unreliable / John Cassidy ; Most "poor" Americans enjoy a comfortable standard of living / Robert Rector ; The working poor are not getting by in America / Michelle Conlin and Aaron Bernstein ; Record numbers of Americans are abjectly poor / Tony Pugh ; The gap between rich and poor is widening / Arloc Sherman and Aviva Aron-Dine ; The gap between rich and poor is not widening / Alan Reynolds -- What causes poverty in America? Immigration is increasing poverty in the United States / Robert Rector ; Immigration is not increasing poverty in the United States / Jeff Chapman and Jared Bernstein ; Racism causes poverty / Alan Jenkins ; People are poor through their own behavior and bad choices / Blake Bailey ; Massive job loss is increasing poverty in America / John Peterson -- How can poverty be reduced in the United States? Raising the minimum wage will reduce poverty / Jason Furman and Sharon Parrot ; Raising the minimum wage will not reduce poverty / David R. Henderson ; Expanding government programs can reduce poverty / John Podesta ; Poverty has been reduced by restricting government programs / Ron Haskins and Isabel Sawhill ; Tax cuts reduce poverty / Matthew Ladner ; Tax cuts hurt the poor / National Organization for Women ; Replace antipoverty programs with annual cash grants for every adult American / Charles A. Murray ; Replacing antipoverty programs with cash grants is unworkable / Clive Crook -- How should global poverty be addressed? The UN Millennium Project can halve global poverty by 2015 / The World Bank ; The UN Millennium Project is failing to reduce global poverty / Conn Hallinan ; Multinational corporations can reduce global poverty / George C. Lodge and Craig Wilson ; Multinational corporations cause global poverty / Michael Parenti ; Immigrant remittances reduce poverty in poor home countries / Manuel Orozco et al. ; Immigrant workers' remittances cannot solve global poverty
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
279 p.
Isbn
9780737737479
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008014664
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1137396
  • (OCoLC)220100061
  • (DLC) 2008014664
  • (OCoLC)ocn220100061
  • 1167359
  • 1079881
  • 1167359

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