By Amy Glasmeier
Persistant poverty has lengthy been one among America's so much urgent and intractable difficulties. in response to a few estimates, through 2003, virtually twenty-five percentage of the America's nations had per-capita earning lower than one part the nationwide usual, excessive unemployment, low labour strength participation premiums, and a excessive dependency on executive move payments - all measures of financial misery. An Atlas of Poverty in America exhibits how and the place America's nearby improvement styles became extra asymmetric, and graphically illustrates the expanding variety of groups falling in the back of the nationwide financial general. Readers should be capable of use this Atlas to see how significant occasions and traits have impacted the scope and volume of yankee poverty long ago half-century:economic globalization, the increase of the sunbelt, decline of the welfare nation, and the civil rights flow. additionally contains 195 color maps.
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