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Poor support: Poverty in the American family

Date Added to Library: 
Monday, April 30, 2012 - 11:55
ISBN: 9780465059959; ISBN-10: 0465059953
Individual Author: 
Ellwood, David T.
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Place Published: 
New York
Published Date: 
Oct. 2, 1989
Published Date (Date): 
Monday, October 2, 1989
Published Date (Text): 
Oct. 2, 1989

The subject of a New York Times Magazine cover story of December 8, 1996, David Ellwood is one of the country’s leading experts on poverty. In this book he describes who the poor are, explains why they are poor, and suggests new policies for helping them. Poor Support is a major reinterpretation of the various forms that poverty takes in American families and what can be done to alleviate the problem. (publisher abstract)

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