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Poverty and Public Policy
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Michael Morris, John B. Williamson, Professor of Sociology John B Williamson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Praeger

Federal poverty programs have long been the subject of controversy in the United States. Conservatives argue that many of these "interventions" exacerbate the very problems they are supposed to solve. This accusation is applied with particular vigor to programs which directly provide individuals with economic resources. Supporters of these programs
Poverty and Public Policy in Modern America
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Donald T. Critchlow, Ellis Wayne Hawley
Categories: Public welfare
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher:

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Child Poverty and Public Policy
Language: en
Pages: 351
Authors: Judith A. Chafel, Urban Inst., Washington, DC.
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: The Urban Insitute

Ten studies examine poor children in the US and the efforts to help them. They include the demographics, some of the reasons for poverty, maltreatment by families and society, federal aid programs, children as human resources, and advocacy programs and organizations. No index. Paper edition (unseen), $29.50. Annotation copyright by
Lone Parents, Poverty, and Public Policy in Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 115
Authors: J. Millar, Sandra Leeper, Celia Davies
Categories: Family policy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-01-01 - Publisher: Combat Poverty Agency

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Elite Perceptions of Poverty and Inequality
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: Elisa Reis, Mick Moore
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-29 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The researchers who have written this volume are clear not only that mass poverty is still the leading humanitarian crisis in developing countries, but that, if effective policies are to be put in place, the national elites who control governments and economies need to be convinced of both the reasons