Assets and the Poor (Google eBook)

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M.E. Sharpe
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I fully intend to read parts of this book. A quick skim of the contents says the author has researched poverty; he has found solutions that may mitigate the plight of such through a imposed governmental system that educates, trains those in poverty who lack the tools to care for themselves.  

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Contents

The Failure of Welfare Policy as a Failure of National Vision
3
Income Distribution and Income Poverty
16
The State of Welfare Theory
35
Federal Welfare Policy Who Benefits?
50
The Welfare Reform Debate
78
DEVELOPMENT WELFARE AS ASSETS
93
The Nature and Distribution of Assets
95
Inheritance of Asset Inequality
121
The Design of AssetBased Welfare Policy
189
Individual Development Accounts
220
Examples Proposals Costs
234
The Integration of Welfare Policy with Economic Goals of the Nation
280
Summary and Conclusion
294
Selected References
303
Index
315
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Toward a Theory of Welfare Based on Assets
145

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