The Resource Poverty, Viqi Wagner, book editor

Poverty, Viqi Wagner, book editor

Label
Poverty
Title
Poverty
Statement of responsibility
Viqi Wagner, book editor
Title variation
Poverty : opposing viewpoints
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
339.4/60973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC110.P6
LC item number
P588 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wagner, Viqi
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poverty
  • Poverty
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Poverty, Viqi Wagner, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-267) and index
Contents
Is poverty a serious problem in America? Census bureau measures show the U.S. poverty rate has decreased / U.S. Census Bureau ; Census bureau methods of measuring poverty are unreliable / John Cassidy ; Most "poor" Americans enjoy a comfortable standard of living / Robert Rector ; The working poor are not getting by in America / Michelle Conlin and Aaron Bernstein ; Record numbers of Americans are abjectly poor / Tony Pugh ; The gap between rich and poor is widening / Arloc Sherman and Aviva Aron-Dine ; The gap between rich and poor is not widening / Alan Reynolds -- What causes poverty in America? Immigration is increasing poverty in the United States / Robert Rector ; Immigration is not increasing poverty in the United States / Jeff Chapman and Jared Bernstein ; Racism causes poverty / Alan Jenkins ; People are poor through their own behavior and bad choices / Blake Bailey ; Massive job loss in increasing poverty in America / John Peterson -- How can poverty be reduced in the United States? Raising the minimum wage will reduce poverty / Jason Furman and Sharon Parrot ; Raising the minimum wage will not reduce poverty / David R. Henderson ; Expanding government programs can reduce poverty / John Podesta ; Poverty has been reduced by restricting government programs / Ron Haskins and Isabel Sawhill ; Tax cuts reduce poverty ; Tax cuts hurt the poor / National Organization for Women ; Replace antipoverty programs with annual cash grants for every adult American / Charles A. Murray ; Replacing antipoverty programs with cash grants is unworkable / Clive Crook -- How should global poverty be addressed? The UN Millennium Project can halve global poverty by 2015 / The World Bank ; The UN Millennium Project is failing to reduce global poverty / Conn Hallinan ; Multinational corporations can reduce global poverty / George C. Lodge and Craig Wilson ; Multinational corporations cause global poverty / Michael Parenti ; Immigrant remittances reduce poverty in poor home countries / Manuel Orozco et al. ; Immigrant workers' remittances cannot solve global poverty
Control code
ocn220100061
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
279 p.
Isbn
9780737737486
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008014664
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1046782
  • (OCoLC)220100061
Label
Poverty, Viqi Wagner, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-267) and index
Contents
Is poverty a serious problem in America? Census bureau measures show the U.S. poverty rate has decreased / U.S. Census Bureau ; Census bureau methods of measuring poverty are unreliable / John Cassidy ; Most "poor" Americans enjoy a comfortable standard of living / Robert Rector ; The working poor are not getting by in America / Michelle Conlin and Aaron Bernstein ; Record numbers of Americans are abjectly poor / Tony Pugh ; The gap between rich and poor is widening / Arloc Sherman and Aviva Aron-Dine ; The gap between rich and poor is not widening / Alan Reynolds -- What causes poverty in America? Immigration is increasing poverty in the United States / Robert Rector ; Immigration is not increasing poverty in the United States / Jeff Chapman and Jared Bernstein ; Racism causes poverty / Alan Jenkins ; People are poor through their own behavior and bad choices / Blake Bailey ; Massive job loss in increasing poverty in America / John Peterson -- How can poverty be reduced in the United States? Raising the minimum wage will reduce poverty / Jason Furman and Sharon Parrot ; Raising the minimum wage will not reduce poverty / David R. Henderson ; Expanding government programs can reduce poverty / John Podesta ; Poverty has been reduced by restricting government programs / Ron Haskins and Isabel Sawhill ; Tax cuts reduce poverty ; Tax cuts hurt the poor / National Organization for Women ; Replace antipoverty programs with annual cash grants for every adult American / Charles A. Murray ; Replacing antipoverty programs with cash grants is unworkable / Clive Crook -- How should global poverty be addressed? The UN Millennium Project can halve global poverty by 2015 / The World Bank ; The UN Millennium Project is failing to reduce global poverty / Conn Hallinan ; Multinational corporations can reduce global poverty / George C. Lodge and Craig Wilson ; Multinational corporations cause global poverty / Michael Parenti ; Immigrant remittances reduce poverty in poor home countries / Manuel Orozco et al. ; Immigrant workers' remittances cannot solve global poverty
Control code
ocn220100061
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
279 p.
Isbn
9780737737486
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008014664
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1046782
  • (OCoLC)220100061

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