By Amy Glasmeier
Persistant poverty has lengthy been one among America's such a lot urgent and intractable difficulties. in line with a few estimates, through 2003, nearly twenty-five percentage of the America's nations had per-capita earning lower than one part the nationwide typical, excessive unemployment, low labour strength participation premiums, and a excessive dependency on executive move payments - all measures of monetary misery. An Atlas of Poverty in America exhibits how and the place America's nearby improvement styles became extra asymmetric, and graphically illustrates the expanding variety of groups falling in the back of the nationwide fiscal normal. Readers can be capable of use this Atlas to see how significant occasions and traits have impacted the scope and volume of yank poverty long ago half-century:economic globalization, the increase of the sunbelt, decline of the welfare kingdom, and the civil rights circulation. additionally comprises 195 color maps.
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