Poverty and the Government in America: A Historical Encyclopedia, Volume 1
The most comprehensive encyclopedia available on the U.S. government's responses to poverty from the colonial era to the present day.
Poverty and the Government in America offers over 170 entries on policies implemented to alleviate poverty--their historic contexts, rationales, and legacies. The encyclopedia also features separate essays on how poverty has been addressed at federal, state, local, and Native American tribal levels throughout U.S. history. Complimented by a richly detailed chronology and a wealth of primary documents, these features help readers grasp both the broad contours of government efforts to fight poverty and the details and results of specific policies.
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Poverty and the Government in America: A Historical Encyclopedia, Volume 2
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