The New Faces of American Poverty [2 volumes]: A Reference Guide to the Great Recession

The New Faces of American Poverty [2 volumes]: A Reference Guide to the Great Recession

By: Timothy J. Essenburg (editor), Lindsey K. Hanson (editor)Hardback

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A timely examination of the effects of the Great Recession on Americans and the resulting federal reforms to healthcare, employment, and housing policies as a means to alleviate poverty. * Offers a detailed analysis of the impact of the Great Recession on poverty rates across 21 distinct demographic groups, including immigrants, children, seniors, veterans, and various racial and ethnic groups * Provides a basis for understanding the causes of the economic crises and the impact on the daily lives of individuals, families, and groups * Includes more than 20 contributing writers from universities and anti-poverty programs from across the country * Presents charts and graphics to illustrate key aspects of the Great Recession * Examines multiple groups in society in terms of how they have been affected by the Great Recession, rather than being limited to one or two segments of the population * Looks across multiple regions in terms of groups, segments of the economy, and political trends * Provides secondary looks past the first group boundaries to delve deeper into the circumstances of those whose circumstances have drastically changed by the Great Recession

About Author

Lindsey K. Hanson is a staff attorney at a nonprofit in Minnesota where she represents low-income tenants in housing cases. Timothy J. Essenburg, PhD, is professor of economics at Bethel University, Saint Paul, MN.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781610691819
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 935
  • ID: 9781610691819
  • ISBN10: 1610691814

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