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The Resource Poverty and homelessness, Noël Merino, book editor

Poverty and homelessness, Noël Merino, book editor

Label
Poverty and homelessness
Title
Poverty and homelessness
Statement of responsibility
Noël Merino, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and political issues; each volume presents a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources representing all sides of the debate in question.; This title explores a variety of issues related to poverty and homelessness around the questions of whether poverty and homelessness are serious problems, whether government social assistance programs help the poor, how poverty in America should be addres; Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each topic. Extensive book and periodical bibliographies and a list of organizations to contact are also included. -- Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.50973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4505
LC item number
.P6792 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Merino, Noël
Series statement
Current controversies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Homelessness
  • Poverty
  • Homelessness
  • Poverty
  • Homelessness
  • Homelessness
  • Poverty
  • Poverty
  • United States
Label
Poverty and homelessness, Noël Merino, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-202) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Patrick Markee
  • Poverty has declined over the last few decades
  • Bruce D. Meyer and James X. Sullivan
  • Poverty is not as high as the government claims it is
  • Bloomberg View
  • Poverty and homelessness are not serious problems in America
  • Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield
  • Do government social assistance programs help the poor?
  • Overview: the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • Congressional Budget Office
  • Are poverty and homelessness serious problems?
  • The official poverty stats are misleading: we're winning the war on poverty
  • Matthew Yglesias
  • Government programs prevented a surge in poverty from the recession
  • Arloc Sherman
  • Social security helps to reduce poverty among the elderly and disabled
  • Bernie Sanders
  • Social assistance spending fails to reduce poverty
  • Michael Tanner
  • Does government need to grow?
  • Andrew G. Biggs
  • Poverty: an overview
  • A hand up, not a hand out
  • Edwin J. Feulner
  • How should poverty in America be addressed?
  • Raising the minimum wage would help lower-income workers
  • Doug Hall and David Cooper
  • Reducing income inequality is necessary to expand opportunity
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz
  • Reducing income inequality will not necessarily help the poor be more economically mobile
  • James Q. Wilson
  • The state of poverty in America
  • Carmen DeNavas-Walt, Bernadette D. Proctor, and Jessica C. Smith
  • Peter Edelman
  • Why capitalism has an image problem
  • Charles Murray
  • Marriage is a solution to ending poverty
  • Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield
  • Marriage is not the solution to ending poverty
  • Joy Moses
  • What strategies would benefit the homeless in America?
  • Investment in affordable housing is the best way to end homelessness
  • Mary Cunningham
  • Poverty in America is unacceptably high
  • Increased funding is needed for federal low-income housing programs
  • Douglas Rice and Barbara Sard
  • The solution to chronic homelessness is permanent supportive housing
  • National Alliance to End Homelessness
  • Solutions/Bandow: handling America's homeless families
  • Doug Bandow
  • Can Goldman Sachs help the homeless?
  • Margaret Wente
  • Giving money to homeless panhandlers is not a solution to homelessness
  • Derek Thompson
  • Bernie Sanders
  • Poverty is increasing among young families with children
  • Andrew M. Sum
  • There is a housing affordability crisis in America
Control code
ocn853618683
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
211 pages
Isbn
9780737768862
Lccn
2013027889
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Stock number
1367528
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o853618683
  • (OCoLC)853618683
Label
Poverty and homelessness, Noël Merino, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-202) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Patrick Markee
  • Poverty has declined over the last few decades
  • Bruce D. Meyer and James X. Sullivan
  • Poverty is not as high as the government claims it is
  • Bloomberg View
  • Poverty and homelessness are not serious problems in America
  • Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield
  • Do government social assistance programs help the poor?
  • Overview: the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • Congressional Budget Office
  • Are poverty and homelessness serious problems?
  • The official poverty stats are misleading: we're winning the war on poverty
  • Matthew Yglesias
  • Government programs prevented a surge in poverty from the recession
  • Arloc Sherman
  • Social security helps to reduce poverty among the elderly and disabled
  • Bernie Sanders
  • Social assistance spending fails to reduce poverty
  • Michael Tanner
  • Does government need to grow?
  • Andrew G. Biggs
  • Poverty: an overview
  • A hand up, not a hand out
  • Edwin J. Feulner
  • How should poverty in America be addressed?
  • Raising the minimum wage would help lower-income workers
  • Doug Hall and David Cooper
  • Reducing income inequality is necessary to expand opportunity
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz
  • Reducing income inequality will not necessarily help the poor be more economically mobile
  • James Q. Wilson
  • The state of poverty in America
  • Carmen DeNavas-Walt, Bernadette D. Proctor, and Jessica C. Smith
  • Peter Edelman
  • Why capitalism has an image problem
  • Charles Murray
  • Marriage is a solution to ending poverty
  • Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield
  • Marriage is not the solution to ending poverty
  • Joy Moses
  • What strategies would benefit the homeless in America?
  • Investment in affordable housing is the best way to end homelessness
  • Mary Cunningham
  • Poverty in America is unacceptably high
  • Increased funding is needed for federal low-income housing programs
  • Douglas Rice and Barbara Sard
  • The solution to chronic homelessness is permanent supportive housing
  • National Alliance to End Homelessness
  • Solutions/Bandow: handling America's homeless families
  • Doug Bandow
  • Can Goldman Sachs help the homeless?
  • Margaret Wente
  • Giving money to homeless panhandlers is not a solution to homelessness
  • Derek Thompson
  • Bernie Sanders
  • Poverty is increasing among young families with children
  • Andrew M. Sum
  • There is a housing affordability crisis in America
Control code
ocn853618683
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
211 pages
Isbn
9780737768862
Lccn
2013027889
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Stock number
1367528
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o853618683
  • (OCoLC)853618683

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