An atlas of poverty in America : one nation, pulling apart, 1960-2003 /

Creator: Glasmeier, Amy.
Publisher: New York : Routledge,
Date: 2006.
LCC: HC110.P6 G543 2006
Description: Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-93) and index.
Description: History of the Atlas Project. -- How to read this atlas. -- Basics of poverty. -- Introduction: The paradox of poverty in America. -- Lived experiences. Children: Poverty in America starts with children ; Women: Often poor, vulnerable, and lacking access to basic needs ; Black families at risk ; Black male incarceration: Impacts on the family ; Hard work and low pay define the lives of Hispanic Americans ; Elderly: Social programs keep many out of poverty ; Working but poor ; The lived experience of the wealthy in America. -- History of poverty. Poverty in the 1960s ; Poverty in 1970 ; Poverty in 1980 ; Poverty in 1990 ; Poverty in 2000. -- Distressed regions. Appalachia: A land apart in a wealthy nation ; The Mississippi Delta: Plantation legacy of slow growth, racism, and severe inequality ; First nation poverty: Lost lands, lost prosperity ; The border region: Where the global and the local meet ; Rural poverty in America ; Segregation: A nation spatially divided. -- History of poverty policy. American poverty policy from the 1930s to 2004.
Identifier: HC110.P6 G543 2006
Subject: Poverty United States History
Subject: Poverty United States History
Subject: Poverty United States History Atlases.
Subject: Regional economic disparities History
Subject: Regional economic disparities History
Subject: Regional economic disparities History Atlases.
Identifier: URN:ISBN:0415953359 (hb)
Identifier: URN:ISBN:0415953367 (pb)

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Categories: Atlases, CD-ROM, History, Poverty, Regional economic disparities, United States