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Confronting Poverty: Prescriptions for Change

Sheldon Danziger, Gary D. Sandefur, Daniel H. Weinberg - Social Science - 1994 - 529 pages
Why is there so much poverty in America in the 1990s? What can be done to reduce it? In this book the leading experts review three decades of research on the nature, causes ...
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Understanding Poverty

Sheldon DANZIGER, Sheldon Danziger - Social Science - 2009 - 576 pages
In spite of an unprecedented period of growth and prosperity, the poverty rate in the United States remains high relative to the levels of the early 1970s and relative to those ...
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Legacies of the War on Poverty

Martha J. Bailey, Sheldon Danziger - Political Science - 2013 - 324 pages
Many believe that the War on Poverty, launched by President Johnson in 1964, ended in failure. In 2010, the official poverty rate was 15 percent, almost as high as when the War ...
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State Policy Choices: The Wisconsin Experience

Sheldon Danziger - Business & Economics - 1988 - 294 pages
With one foot in the rustbelt and the other in the depressed farm economy, Wisconsin, like other states, has plenty of problems. Balancing state expenditures and revenues ...
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Changing Patterns in the Distribution of Economic Welfare: An Economic ...

Peter Gottschalk, Björn Gustafsson, Edward E. Palmer - Business & Economics - 1997 - 397 pages
This 1997 book examines the income distributional experience of fifteen developed economies - representing a wide range of social and economic strategies - over the past two ...
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Beyond Hindu and Muslim: Multiple Identity in Narratives from Village India

Peter Gottschalk - Religion - 2005 - 248 pages
Questioning the conventional depiction of India as a nation divided between religious communities, Gottschalk shows that individuals living in India have multiple identities ...
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Islamophobia: Making Muslims the Enemy

Peter Gottschalk, Gabriel Greenberg - Religion - 2008 - 181 pages
In an era when many Americans wonder whether Islam and the West inherently must clash, "Islamophobia" explores how this view in part derives from centuries-old stereotypes of ...
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