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Confronting Poverty: Prescriptions for Change

Sheldon Danziger, Gary D. Sandefur, Daniel H. Weinberg - Social Science - 1994 - 529 pages
'Confronting Poverty' proposes thoughtful reforms in employment and training, child support, health care, education, welfare, immigration, and urban policies, all crafted from ...
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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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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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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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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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Child Poverty and Deprivation in the Industrialized Countries, L945-1995

Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Sheldon Danziger - Social Science - 1997 - 430 pages
The authors in this volume utilize a common analytical framework to evaluate how economic, family structure, and public policy changes affected the well-being of children in ...
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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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Coping With Poverty: The Social Contexts of Neighborhood, Work, and Family ...

Sheldon Danziger, Ann Chih Lin - Social Science - 2009 - 304 pages
Conservatives often condemn the poor, particularly African-Americans, for having children out of wedlock, joblessness, dropping out of school, or tolerating crime. Liberals ...
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Changing Poverty, Changing Policies

Maria Cancian, Sheldon Danziger - Business & Economics - 2009 - 440 pages
Poverty declined significantly in the decade after Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 declaration of “War on Poverty.” Dramatically increased federal funding for education and training ...
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